Man shot dead inside house in Talon-Talon PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 06 March 2016 14:21

By DAN TORIBIO JR.

A 47-year-old man was shot and killed inside his rented house in Talon-Talon Loop Friday night.

The fatality identified as Hermes Lee y Chiong sustained bullet wounds in the head and body.

Police pointed to Rene Fernandez, a known a drug pusher in the area, as the gunman.

Initial investigation showed that Lee and Fernandez were inside the former’s rented room past 6 p.m. when two shots were heard.

Moments later, Lee was discovered bloodied while Fernandez disappeared.

When policemen and other neighbors rushed to the scene, they discovered the Lee wounded.

Police said although mortally wounded, Lee managed to write on a piece of paper the name of Dodong Fernandez whose real name is Rene Fernandez, whom he pointed as the man who shot him.

The victim then was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

Policemen recovered several drug paraphernalia inside Lee’s rented room.

Investigators were looking into drugs as likely  the motive of the killing. – Dan Toribio Jr.