THREE motorcycle-riding suspects killed tricycle driver at Purok Sambag in Barangay Libas, Isabela town on Tuesday afternoon, July 11.
The 39-year-old victim was identified as Jorie Boy Fabillar, alias “Kokey,” a resident of the said barangay.
Police reports showed the victim was driving his tricycle to fetch his child in a school together with one passenger.
A black Russi motorcycle with three unidentified persons stopped and alighted.
One of them drew a short firearm and immediately shot the victim several times hitting him on the head and other parts of his body.
The victim was rushed to Ignacio Lacson Arroyo Sr. Memorial District Hospital but did not make it alive.
The suspects fled towards the areas of barangays Sebucauan and Sikatuna also of Isabela town.
The police is now conducting a follow-up investigation to identify the suspects and determine the motive of killing.
Meanwhile, a fighting cock robber was arrested in Bangga Punong, Barangay Alicante in E.B. Magalona also on Tuesday.
The suspect was identified as Robert Monieva, 36, of Hacienda Loreto at Barangay 13 in Victorias City.
The suspect was arrested by the barangay tanods of Alicante. He was endorsed to the E.B. Magalona Municipal Police Station.
Recovered from his possession were two fighting cocks owned by Mark Ondon.
Ondon said of the nine fighting cocks stolen, only two were recovered.