Ex-convict shot dead-A A +A
Sunday, September 1, 2013
A MAN was shot dead early morning Sunday in MJ Cuenco Ave.-Sampaguita St., Barangay Tejero, Cebu City, police said.
The victim was identified as Mateo "Matmat" Macaslang, 29, an ex-convict and a resident of Barangay Ylaya, Danao City, while the suspect was identified as a certain “Dodong Lacson.”
Manuel Cuizon, one of the residents in Barangay Tejero, said he heard a gunshot around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. He immediately went outside and found the victim lying lifeless.
Initial investigation revealed that Macaslang was sitting along the street when the suspect approached and shot the victim from the back.
Macaslang was hit on the right back portion of his head.
Responding policemen recovered an empty shell of a .45 caliber pistol from the crime scene.
The Cebu City Police Office Homicide Section is still investigating the incident, while the suspect remains at large as of this posting. (Alyssa Paz/Sunnex)