Murcia resident killed in drive-by shooting

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2018

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga


A 34-year-old man was killed following a Sunday evening drive-by shooting at Hacienda Wawa in Barangay Santa Rosa, Murcia, Negros Occidental.

Police identified the fatality as Raymund Barros, a resident of the said barangay.

In a statement provided by Barros’ wife, the victim was sitting outside his home when he was shot by two gunmen aboard a motorcycle.

The stray bullet from the gunmen also wounded 59-year-old Reno Paniel, who was tending to a fried chicken stall at the time.

Barros was immediately rushed to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) for treatment, but was declared dead on arrival by hospital staff.

Police recovered five empty .45 caliber shells and one slug from an unidentified caliber firearm.

Murcia police are presently investigating the incident and are now following-up on several persons of interest./DGB, WDJ

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