Man killed, pal hurt in highway gun attack PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 25 July 2016 13:45


A 27-year-old man died while his companion was wounded in a highway gun attack in Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay last Saturday night.

Supt. Roger Alabata, Police Regional Information Officer, disclosed that the gun attack took place around 7:30 p.m. along the highway in Barangay Saliyasin, Kabasalan.

Killed was Jomar Pikilan, 27, a resident of Barangay Bacalan, Ipil. Wounded was Jorge Razo, 23, of Barangay Sulo, Naga.

Initial investigation showed that the two were riding tandem on a motorcycle passing the highway when a gunman shot them several times using a .45 caliber pistol.

Pikilan sustained multiple bullet wounds in the body and died on the spot, while Razo was rushed to the hospital with gunshot wounds in the body.

Police recovered spent shells of .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene.— Dan Toribio