Truck driver shot dead PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 17 February 2013 14:09

A truck driver was shot to death by one of two men riding on a motorcycle in Talisayan last Friday afternoon.

Police identified the fatality as Ruben Macapili y Alvarez, 39, married, of Limpapa.

Initial investigation disclosed that Macapili was sitting at the driver’s seat of a  mini dump truck that was parked near the gate of the Mega Fishing Corporation around 4:35 p.m. when two men riding on a motorcycle appeared and the backrider shot him hitting in the left eye and left cheek. He died on the spot.

Witnesses told the police that the killers sped westward  after shooting Macapili.

Police investigators said that Macapili had been aware of threats against since several months ago.

Macapili had also reported to his wife and to  the Labuan Police Station two months ago that some individuals want to kill him.

Police said that Macapili had been observing two suspicious men aboard a motorcycle tailing him whenever he was driving a  truck.

A follow-up operation was launched by the police for the possible arrest of the killers. – Dan Toribio Jr.