‘Gang War’ Eyed in Shooting of Teener

Gang war is being eyed as motive in the shooting of an 18-year-old in Barangay Tangub, Bacolod City.

Senior Inspector Wilfredo Benoman, Police Station 8 chief identified the victim as Mark June Arca, of Purok Crossing 8, Barangay Tangub, Bacolod City. He sustained gunshot wound in the body and was brought to South Bacolod General Hospital in Barangay Pahanocoy.

The suspect is a certain “Alyas Small,” of Purok San Roque, Tangub. He fled after the shooting.

Benoman Police investigation disclosed that the victim was walking with his friends when the suspect suddenly appeared.

Police is conducting follow up operation against the suspect for his arrest.*


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