Gunmen shoot town official, 3 others-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
Monday, October 21, 2013
A TOWN official and three others were wounded in a gun attack in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, the police reported Monday.
Zamboanga Peninsula police information officer Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca said the incident took place around 9:20 a.m. Sunday in Barangay Buluan, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.
Huesca identified the victims as Sarabon Bawa, a municipal councilor of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay; Perlito Renie, 35; Rovelie Aclanon, 31; and Arnel Aclanon, 40.
Investigation showed that the victims were standing at the side of the road when they were shot by four gunmen riding tandem on two motorcycles.
The suspects, who were armed with caliber .45 pistols, hurriedly fled to unknown direction, said Huesca.
Investigation continues in a bid to identify the suspects, he added.