47-year old man shot in Rio Hondo Print
Sunday, 16 July 2017 14:40

A 47-year-old man was shot and wounded by a still unidentified gunman at the Rio Hondo bridge last Friday night.

The victim was identified as Nuhman Said y Bengon, married, a native of Kaumpurna, Isabela City, Basilan and presently residing in Mariki.

The victim’s wife, Siana Sampang y Pilingan, told police that she and her husband were walking towards their residence in Mariki and upon reaching the bridge of Rio Hondo, the gunman appeared from behind and shot him.

Sampang said that the gunman hurriedly disappeared after the incident.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital for treatment.

Police conducted a hot pursuit operation for the possible arrest of the suspect.

Police are looking into personal grudge as the motive behind the gun attack. – (Dan Toribio)