Cops hunt 8 suspects in slay try-A A +A
Monday, May 5, 2014
POLICE are hunting down eight men who tried to kill an 18-year-old student on Bolton Extension in Barangay 1-A in Davao City Sunday morning.
The victim was identified as Rex Dano delos Santos, 18, a student and a utility man at the Barangay Hall.
San Pedro police only identified the suspects as Anel, Ryan, Sansan, and five John Does, all residents of Sitio Bilusa, Barangay 76-A in Davao City.
Initial investigation placed the incident around 12:30 a.m. The victim was sleeping at Bolton Extension Park near a dike, a few meters away from their house, when he was hit by a hard object on his head and a dart on his stomach.
The victim sought help from bystanders who brought him to Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) for treatment.
The victim said there were around eight people who tried to kill him. The suspects fled towards Bolton Bridge before the police arrived in the area.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on May 06, 2014.