‘Tuba’ gatherer shot dead PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 25 August 2012 14:06

A coconut wine (tuba) gatherer was shot to death by agunman who later took his P12,000 and cell phone in Cabaluay last Thursday night.

Jerry Homenig, 26, sustained bullet wounds in the body and died on the spot.

DZT gathered that Homenig was coming down from a coconut tree around 9 p.m. after gathering coconut wine when a gunman appeared and shot him at close range.

Homenig was carrying P12,000 during the incident and the gunman took it as well as his cell phone before fleeing.

It was learned that Homenig had sold live stock animals at P12,000 last Thursday morning.

The gunman escaped with the money and phone.

Police investigators gathered information from witnesses in the area in an effort to identify the killer.

Police have appealed the residents for cooperation to resolve the killing. — Dan Toribio Jr.