Farmer Shot Dead by Armed Men

A farmer was shot dead by at least five to six unidentified armed men while pasturing his carabao near their house in Sitio Laos, Barangay Binobohan, Guihulngan City around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Police authorities identified the victim as Arcadio Sta. Ana Jurado, 56, married.

The wife, Milagros Jurado personally came to Guihulngan City Police Station and reported the incident around 2:23 p.m. on Tuesday.

She told police authorities that the suspects were wearing bonnets and looked like farmers too.

They shot the victim several times. He managed to run while already hit, but the suspects pursued him as he fell to the ground and was shot again.

The victim’s cadaver was brought to the lowland at the funeral homes for autopsy by his family and the village chief.

Investigation of the killing is going on to determine the motive.*(CMGarde)