A tricycle driver was shot dead by his passenger around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 14, in Barangay Ma-ao, Bago City, Negros Occidental.
The 40-year-old Rex Palma, a resident of the said village, died of gunshot wound on the right side of his forehead which exited at the back of his head.
Bago City police investigation revealed that an unidentified man wearing yellow jacket and maong pants boarded the victim’s tricycle.
Upon reaching Barangay Ma-ao the suspect disembarked and without apparent reason fired at Palma using a still undetermined caliber gun.
Officers of the Bago City Police Station have yet to arrest the suspect, who fled after the incident./WDJ