San Roque man shot to death in Recodo PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 18 February 2012 14:06

A resident of San Roque was shot dead by a gunman at Purok 6, Recodo at noon last Thursday.

The fatality was identified as Noriel Quijano, married. He sustained three bullet wounds in the head and died on the spot.

A police report disclosed that Quijano was driving a motorcycle along Purok 6, Recodo around 12:30 p.m. when a gunman appeared and shot him three times.

Recovered at the crime scene were three spent shells of .45 caliber pistol.

Witnesses said the gunman hurriedly left the place before the policemen arrived.

Police were looking into drug deal as the possible motive of the killing. But they did not elaborate.

The body was brought to a funeral parlor for post mortem examination.

Several shooting incidents have taken place in Recodo after the barangay became the so called “Shabu Capital” of Zamboanga City.

Law enforcement agencies have carried out several anti-drug operations in Recodo but the big-time drug dealers thereat remain at large. — Dan Toribio Jr.