Mercedes man shot to death PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 03 March 2011 16:51

A resident of Mercedes was shot dead by an unidentified gunman near a bridge last Tuesday night.
The fatality was identified as Joselito Guevarra y Villanueva of Cariaga St., Mercedes. He sustained to five gunshot wounds in the body and arms and died on the spot.

A police report disclosed that Guevarra was walking on his way home around 11 p.m. and when an unidentified man armed with a .45 caliber pistol appeared and shot him several times near the bridge.
The gunman sped away aboard a motorcycle while the victim was rushed to the Mindanao Central Sanitarium where he was declared dead on arrival.

Relatives told newsmen that Villanueva could have managed to fight the gunman because suffered gunshot wounds in the arms apart from the bullet wounds in the body.
They added that Joselito had been going home late at night.
They appealed the police to conduct deeper investigation and arrest the killer.

The body was taken to the Villa Funeral Parlor for post mortem examination. — Dan Toribio Jr.