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Friday, March 1, 2013
A MAN was shot dead by an unidentified gunman on Thursday at Daang Patnubay Street in Barangay 76-A Bucana, Davao City, according to reports.
The victim was identified as Rodel Gabata Pintor, 27, jobless and a resident of Bagui Compound, S.I.R. Phase 1.
Based on the initial investigation conducted by Talomo police, the victim was walking in the area when an unidentified gun man opened fire at him.
The victim tried to run, but fell on the ground, giving the suspect ample time to fire a few more rounds on the victim.
The victim, who was hit in his neck and stomache, died on the spot. The killer fled to an unknown direction, police reports said.
Scene of the Crime Operatives (Soco)-Davao Region personnel recovered from the scene pieces of deformed slugs and one empty shell of caliber .45 pistol ammo.
The recovered items are now with the Soco-Davao team for ballistic examination.
Police are conducting further investigation to identify and arrest the killer. (Ruji Peter S. Abat)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on March 02, 2013.