COMPOSTELA VALLEY PROVINCE - A farmer was shot by an unknown gunman and died before he could receive medical treatment.

The incident happened at 5:50 in the afternoon last Monday, June 2, at Purok 1, Barangay Panangan, Maco.

The victim was identified as Ronald Tacsan, of legal age, farmer and a resident of Barangay Panibasan, Maco.

The initial investigation of Maco Police Station revealed that the victim was sitting in the area when a motorcycle without a license plate stopped in front of him.

The victim was shot multiple times then the men on the motorcycle quickly escaped towards an unknown direction.

Scene of the Crime Operatives (Soco) recovered five .45 caliber bullet casings from the area.

Maco police are still clueless to the motive behind the killing but are currently trying to identify the suspects.