Batang Mindanao gang member shot dead-A A +A
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
A MEMBER of the dreaded "Batang Mindanao" (BM 29) gang was killed after he was shot by two unidentified suspects along Hayes-Osmeña Street in Cagayan de Oro City on Tuesday dawn.
Operatives of Carmen Police Station identified the victim as Junrey Gamaya Bacan, 26, single, a resident of 20/21 St. Upper Nazareth.
Bacan sustained multiple gunshot wounds in different parts of his body.
Initial investigation showed that Bacan was shot by one of two unidentified suspects on board a red Honda XRM motorcycle. Recovered from the crime scene were six empty shells and one slug of caliber .45 pistol.
Based on police records, Bacan was a known character in the city.
Witnesses told police operatives that the suspects wore black jackets and handkerchief masks.
They said the gunman was also wearing a yellow bull cap while the driver of the motorcycle was wearing a black bull cap.
The case is now under investigation by the Scene of the Crime Operatives.
Published in the Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro newspaper on August 17, 2011.