A 50-YEAR-OLD fisherman was killed while his companions were unscathed in a gun attack off shore Zamboanga Sibugay, on Monday, February 13, the police said.

The Zamboanga Sibugay Police Office identified the victim as Raymundo Roales, 50, a resident of Sitio Siren in the village of Poblacion, Olutanga municipality.

The incident occurred around 8 a.m. in the seawater of Sawa village, Mabuhay, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Investigation showed the victim, together with some of his relatives, was fishing when two men aboard a motorboat arrived and opened fire.

The police said Roales dove into the water to escape but was hit as the suspects continued shooting him. He sustained six gunshot wounds and died. (Bong Garcia/SunStar Philippines)