Kagawad shot dead in Lamitan PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:11


The No. 1 barangay kagawad of Colonia, Lamitan City, Basilan was shot to death before noon.yesterday.

Reynaldo F. Trota sustained bullet wounds in the body and was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

Initial investigation showed that Trota was at Sitio Suyugan, Barangay Maganda in Lamitan around 11:30 a.m. when two men motorcycle-riding gunmen appeared and the backrider shot him without any word.

The killers sped away after shooting their target, witnesses told the police.

Police said Trota sustained four bullet wounds in the left occipital and one bullet exited in the right auricular area.

Helpful residents rushed him to the Lamitan District Hospital however Dr. Jackielou Eisma declared him dead.

Policemen recovered spent shells of .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene. – Dan Toribio