A DRUG personality in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental died while an 11-year-old girl was injured when they were shot by unidentified assailants on a motorcycle at Purok 3, Barangay Dawis on Saturday.

Police identified the fatality as Arnel Dacumos, 35, who was the third drug suspect under the watchlist of Bayawan City Police Station. The name of the injured minor, who is the victim's neighbor was withheld.

Initial investigation showed that Dacumos was about to board his own motorcycle when the assailants fired at him, hitting the girl, who was outside the house at the same time. The assailants escaped.

Dacumos was rushed to the hospital, where he was declared dead.

The injured minor is in stable condition at the hospital after she sustained a gunshot wound in her thigh.