2 shot dead in Zambo Sur PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 11:01

Two persons were shot to death by an unidentified assailants in Sominot, Zamboanga del Sur over the weekend.

Supt. Roger Alabata, Police Regional Information Officer, disclosed that the gun attack took place at Purok 1, New Oroquieta, Sominot, Zamboanga del Sur around 3 p.m. Sunday.

Alabata identified the fatalities as Rodolfo Mag-usara, 63, pedicab driver and Jimmer Maraon, married, jobless, both of Molave. They sustained bullet wounds in the body and died on the spot.

Police said that the two were at the house of Jeramel Maraon when the gunman appeared and harassed them. They ran towards a nearby ricefield but the gunman chased  and shot them while they were running.

The gunman escaped after the incident.

Police were looking into personal dispute as the motive behind the killing. — Dan Toribio