Man, 30, shot dead in Rio Hondo PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:12

A 30-year-old resident of Canelar was shot dead in Rio Hondo yesterday morning.

Jose Agustin “Justin” Atilano, 30, suffered multiple bullet wounds.

City Police Office’s Investigation Section chief Sr. Insp. Arlan Delumpines disclosed that the incident took place around 4:30 a.m., but residents reported it only around 6:45 a.m.

After receiving a report on the shooting, , Delumpines and his men rushed to Rio Hondo particularly near Al Makdum where they recovered the body of Atilano.

Ocular investigation showed that Atilano died of multiple gunshot wounds in the head and body. The killer or killers used 9mm pistol.

Recovered beside the victim’s body were 13 spent shells of 9mm pistol.

Delumpines and his men were still trying to determine the identities of the killers as well the motive behind the killing.    Meanwhile, policemen under Sr. Supt. Edwin De Ocampo arrested yesterday a man wanted for kidnapping in Zamboanga Sibugay.

Felix Araneta  Barientos was arrested on the strength of a warrant issued by Regional Trial Court Judge Dela Peña under Case No. 26474 for kidnapping and serious illegal detention.

The kidnapping case involved teachers of the Tigi Elementary School in Zamboanga Sibugay. – Dan Toribio Jr.