BACOLOD

Man shot dead in Banago

NEGROS. Authorities cordon off crime scene perimeter in Barangay Banago, Bacolod City where a man was shot dead Thursday morning, February 27, 2020. (BCPO Photo)

A 25-YEAR-OLD man was shot dead at Purok Katilingban, Barangay Banago, Bacolod City Thursday morning, February 27.

Police identified the fatality as Stephen Grajo, of Barangay Banago.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Ariel Pico, spokesperson of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), said Grajo was walking along Purok Katilingban when Arvin Sayson, 35, confronted him at about 11:30 a.m.

He said Sayson immediately took his improvised firearm, shot the victim and fled.

The victim sustained wound on his back and was brought to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital, but did not survive.

Police recovered from scene of the crime a homemade 12 gauge shotgun, and a fired empty shell.

Pico said Police Station 3 is still conducting further investigation to determine the motive and to arrest the suspect who is still at large.


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