2 die in Davao City shooting-A A +A
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A 15-YEAR-OLD boy and a man were shot dead by riding-in-tandem gunmen in two separate incidents in Davao City on Monday.
The first incident happened around 8:30 p.m. at Del Pilar St., Barrio Obrero, where one Alfred Morales Dorias, 15, was killed.
Based on the initial investigation conducted by Sta. Ana police, Dorias was playing inside an Internet Cafe when four unidentified suspects riding a black and blue Honda XRM motorcycles arrived.
Two of the suspects went inside the Internet cafe while the two others acted as lookouts.
Upon seeing the victim, one of the suspects shot the minor four times in different parts of his body.
Dorias died on the spot after he was hit in the shoulder, chest and neck.
Reports said the victim had been warned by his elder brother Jaymark, 21, that there were two men looking for him before the incident happened.
Police also found out that the victim was involved in several robbery incidents as confessed by his own mother, Anabelle Dorias.
The other shooting incident happened around 9:20 p.m. in Purok 21, Barangay 76-A Bucana. The victim was identified as Alberto Estodillo Ladao, a 28-year-old painter.
Police Officer 2 Julieto Honor of San Pedro police said Ladao was on his way home when shot several times by a gunman riding on a motorcycle.
Scene of the Crime Operatives said they recovered eight fired cartridges of .9mm caliber pistol and three deformed slugs.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on March 13, 2013.