A street level drug target was shot to death by two unidentified gunmen at Hacienda Sta. Cruz, Barangay 20 in Victorias City, Negros Occidental on Wednesday afternoon.
Police said the victim identified as 53-year-old Hilarion Castro alias “Tintoy,” a resident of the place, sustained multiple gunshot wounds. He was brought to the Kaayong Lawas Medical Foundation Inc. where the attending physician pronounced him dead-on-arrival.
Victorias City police investigation revealed that Castro was talking to his friend, Ismael Vergara, in front of his house when the gunmen suddenly arrived and shot the victim using a. 45 caliber pistol.
The suspects quickly fled using a motorcycle.
Police were still investigating the identity of the suspects and the motive in the killing./WDJ