Worker shot dead in Ayala PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 21 July 2012 14:21

A construction worker was shot dead by one of two gunmen riding on a motorcycle in Ayala last Thursday night.

The shooting took place a day after a fish trader and a retired Army Master Sergeant were also shot and killed in separate incidents last Wednesday.  
Shot dead  in Ayala was Michael Usman y Ismael, 39. He sustained multiple bullet wounds in the body and died while undergoing treatment.

Initial investigation disclosed that Usman was in the waiting shed at Purok 5 around 7:40 p.m. when two men riding on a motorcycle appeared and the backrider shot him several times.

The gunmen sped away after shooting Usman, according to witnesses.

Police said Usman was rushed to a private hospital but expired while undergoing treatment.

Men of the Ayala police station led by Sr. Insp. Edilberto Alvarez have mounted a hot pursuit operation for the arrest of the killers.
Investigators were looking into several angles including drugs as one of motive behind the shooting.

Last Wednesday, Basilio Oniot y Sanico, Jr., 45, a fish trader, was shot by Elvis Amatorrio y Siocon, 45, married, in Talon-Talon.

Oniot was about to board his tricycle ready to leave the flea market in Talon-Talon around 1 p.m., when Amatorrio appeared and shot him at close range.
Investigation disclosed that Evelyn Estrellada Amatorrio, wife of the gunman, had been separated.       

Retired Army MSgt. Roberto Cencio y Bacor, 65, widow. was sitting inside his mini store in Limpapa around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday when a gunman broke in and shot him at close range.

Investigators were looking at personal dispute as the motive behind the killing. — Dan Toribio Jr.