Bizman hurt in yet another gun attack PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 06 March 2014 13:10

More than 12 hours after a native of Jolo, Sulu was shot and killed downtown, another gun attack took place in Barangay Tumaga where a businessman was wounded last Tuesday.

The victim was identified as Felix Mosqueda y Cathrinas, 45, married, of Tugbungan. He sustained bullet wounds in the left hand and left thigh and was rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Initial investigation showed that Mosqueda was driving a motorcycle along Tumaga road heading South. While approaching the Tumaga bridge, two men riding tandem on another motorcycle chased him and the backrider shot him several times.

Although wounded, Mosqueda managed to drive the motorcycle that brought him to the Sta. Maria Police Station where he reported the incident. He was then taken to the hospital.

Recovered atthe crime scene were eight spent shells of .45 caliber pistol.

Witnesses told the police that the gunman was clad in white jacket while the driver of the motorcycle was wearing red t-shirt. They sped towards the direction of the city proper.

Before 7 a.m. of the same day, Ismael Unga a native of Jolo, Sulu was shot and killed at the intersection of Corcuera and Rizal Streets.

The gunman engaged in a shootout with a policeman while he was fleeing.

None of them was hit during the exchange of gunfire. – Dan Toribio Jr.