Man shot dead inside his house

A man who was entering his house was shot dead by unidentified suspect at Barangay 9, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental past 12 midnight Tuesday.

Police identified the victim as Leopoldo Retes, 55 years old.

He sustained gunshot wound in the chest and was rushed to Urgent Care Unit of Tanjay, but was declared dead on arrival by attending physician.

The suspect was already waiting for the victim in the area and immediately fled after the crime.

Tanjay PNP is investigating the shooting to determine the motive and possible identification of the suspect.*