Man shot dead in Tetuan PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 12 August 2016 15:58

A 65-year-old man was shot to death by a lone gunman at Saint Ignacio Drive, Don Toribio St., Tetuan last Wednesday afternoon.

Benjamin De Peralta sustained multiple bullet wounds in the body and was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.

De Peralta was shot at a close range around 3:30 p.m. by a gunman who escaped aboard motorcycle, according to the police.

Witnesses told the police that the assailant boarded a red-black Yamaha Crypton with plate number JI – 6777.

Police said the victim was rushed to the Zamboanga Doctors Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

Investigators recovered six spent shells of .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene.

Police have asked the Land Transportation Office’s assistance  to determine the identity of the motorcycle’s owner. — Dan Toribio Jr.