Man shot dead in Tulungatung PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 11:40


A man was shot to death by unidentified assailants at Zone 1-A, Tulungatung last Monday night.

Police identified the fatality as Ricarido Cervantes y Guillano, married, He sustained a bullet wound in the chest.

Initial investigation showed that Cervantes and some friends were drinking along the road when two men riding tandem on a Honda Wave motorcycle with no plate appeared and the backrider shot him at close range.

Police said the assailants sped away towards the interior of Tulungatung.

Cervantes was rushed to the Ayala Lying-in clinic for initial medication and was later transferred to a downtown hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

Policemen recovered an empty shell of .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene.

Investigators were still clueless on the motive behind shooting. – Dan Toribio Jr.