Barber Shot Dead

A barber was shot dead around 11:40 in the morning yesterday in Purok Sigay in Barangay 2, Bacolod City.

Police Chief Inspector Benedicto Villarias, Bacolod Police Station 2 chief, identified the victim as Roderick Mazo “Alias Shane”, 36 and temporarily residing at Purok Tilapia in Barangay 3, in the city.

He sustained a gunshot wound on his left eye and died on-the-spot.

Witnesses told Villarias the victim was walking in the street when an unidentified suspect wearing helmet and walked alongside and shot him.

Police authorities recovered one empty shell of .a .45 caliber firearm at the crime scene.

Villarias theorized it could be something to do with illegal drugs but investigation is still going on to determine the real motive and possibly identity of the suspect.*(Cyrus M. Garde)


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