(Victim’s relatives fight back) Man gunned down in Molave Print
Thursday, 23 August 2018 13:04

by remus ong

A man was shot and killed by an unidentified assailant at Barangay Culo, Molave Municipality, Zamboanga del Sur last Tuesday night.

Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office Information Officer-9, identified the victim as Rogelio “Gaga” Postrero Hilot, 47 years old, married and a resident of Barangay Culo.

Based on investigation, two unidentified suspects wearing black jackets on board a motorcycle stopped at a billiard hall where the victim was reportedly playing.

One of the men then drew out his weapon and shot Hilot who was standing a meter away from the suspect.

Bystanders, who happened to be relatives of the victim, threw stones at the suspects, who fired towards them.

The culprits then fled away from the scene towards Dungoan, Barangay Mabuhay, Molave Zamboanga Del Sur.

The victim was brought to a local hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

Police recovered two empty shells, a slug of a .45 caliber pistol.Police are continuing their investigation on the incident.  (Remus Ong)