A COMMERCIAL sex worker was shot dead by an unidentified assailant on board a motorcycle at the Reclamation Area, Barangay 2, Bacolod City Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

Police Lieutenant Jonito Pastrana, deputy commander of Police Station 2, identified the fatality as Renalyn Maming, 23, of La Castellana town, Negros Occidental.

Pastrana said the victim was walking along the reclamation area when the suspect along with his companion shot her around 1:20 p.m.

He said the victim succumbed to a lone gunshot wound on her left eyebrow.

An empty shell believed to be of a .45 caliber revolver was recovered from the crime scene.

Pastrana said the victim has several records for theft victimizing her clients, who are mostly truck drivers.

He said three days ago, an unidentified man was looking for her claiming that she stole his personal belongings.

Police Station 2 is still conducting further investigation to determine the motive and to identify the suspect.