URDANETA CITY—Despite the ongoing gun ban and extensive checkpoints, armed men riding in tandem struck again, killing a businessman at Zone 3 in Barangay Nancalalinar East here on the night of February 14
The fatality was identified as Resty Abenojar Camia, 35, of Barangay Calepaan, Asingan, who just left the residence of one Mr. Rubio in Nancamaliran East when he decided to visit his brothers in the same village.
Aries Abenojar Camia, brother of the victim, said Resty had just arrived at their residence on board a motorcycle when suddenly an unidentified man came out from hiding and shot him several times.
Aries came to the rescue of his brother and the gunman fired at him but missed.
The suspect fled with his cohort riding on an unidentified motorcycle that sped towards the west direction.
The victim, who sustained gunshot wounds in the head, back, shoulders and abdomen, was rushed to the Urdaneta City District Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.
A team from the Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) recovered eight spent shells and one deformed slug for caliber 9mm from the crime scene.
Motive of the shooting incident is still uncertain.