Maluso man shot, hurt at Zambo motel PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 25 October 2011 14:43

A resident of Port Holland, Maluso, Basilan was shot and wounded at a motel in Canelar Moret at dawn yesterday.

The victim was identified as Ariel Tumpong y Remigio of Lower Port Holland, Maluso.

Initial investigation showed that around 3:55 a.m., Tumpong was standing near the door of the motel when three men aboard a motorcycle appeared and one of them alighted, walked towards Tumpong and shot him in the head.

Police said the security guard on duty who was a few meters away from where Tumpong was shot said he heard a gun fire and rushed to the place and found the victim lying on the ground.

The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and was placed under observation.

Police were looking at several angles on the shooting. — Dan Toribio Jr.