IN LESS than 24 hours, at least two persons were shot dead in Calbayog City, Samar Sunday, August 25.
Police identified the first victim as village councilor Jesunico Castor, 54, a resident of Purok 3, Barangay Binaliw, Tinambacan District, Calbayog City.
He was shot by still unidentified gunman around 4 a.m. Sunday in Barangay Malayog, Tinambacan District, police said in a report.
Around 7:50 p.m., the Calbayog City police received another information from a concerned citizen about a shooting incident in Purok 1, Barangay Aguit-itan.
The Calbayog City police, led by Lieutenant Colonel Joel Garcia, identified the victim as Ronaldo Aniban, 37, a hospital utility worker and resident of Barangay Aguit-itan.
Initial investigation revealed that around 7:30 p.m., the victim was inside an internet café when an unidentified gunman suddenly entered and shot him in the forehead.
The gunman fled to an unknown direction.
Police are conducting a follow-up investigation and pursuit operation against the gunman. (SunStar Philippines)