2 young traders shot to death PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 27 July 2012 14:20

Two young businessmen were shot dead in broad daylight along the Sta. Maria road yesterday afternoon in the latest of a spate of gunslayings in Zamboanga City.

A police report identified the fatalities as George Yu Yap of Don Toribio St., Tetuan, and Melchor Revilla of Pasonanca. Both were described as                 engaged in business.

Police said Yap and Revilla were aboard a motorcycle on their way to Pasonanca around 3 p.m. when two men aboard another motorcycle sidled up and the backrider opened fire on them.

Yap was dead on the spot from multiple gunshot wounds, while Revilla expired in the hospital. The incident took place near a pension house.
The killers sped towards Tumaga area.

Police said the motive of the killing is related to business.

Investigators are still working on the case. — Dan Toribio Jr.