Man shot, hurt in Recodo PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 10:37

A man described as notorious by the police was shot and wounded at Purok 5, Recodo at dawn yesterday.

Wounded was Joe Louis Evangelio y Tan, 29, married, of Ayala.

Police said Evangelio  sustained a bullet wound in the back and was taken to the Zamboanga City Medical Center for treatment.

Initial investigation showed that Evangelio was at a dimly lit corner at Purok 5, Recodo around 12:30 a.m. when a gunman appeared from behind and shot him once.

Helpful residents rushed Evangelio to the hospital while the rest reported the incident to the police.

Police said the victim is an ex-convict, alleged notorious robber and drug courier in the area.

Men of the Ayala police station are still trying to determine who shot Evangelio. – Dan Toribio Jr.