Man Shot Dead

Three unidentified suspects shot dead a resident of Purok Silhig, Barangay Batinguel, Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental around 3:00 a.m. Tuesday.

Superintendent Jovito Atanacio, Dumaguete City PNP City Director identified the victim as Eduardo Ama-at Vilos, 40, “Alias Batutin”, single, jobless, resident of the place.

Three unidentified suspects riding on motorcycle immediately left the area after shooting the victim inside his house.

Police investigation disclosed that the suspects went to the house of the victim calling his name.

Suddenly, successive gunshots were heard by his neighbours and they heard sounds of motorcycle leaving the area.

Responding police authorities found two gunshot wounds in the victim’s right chest and abdomen.

He was rushed to Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital for treatment, but was declared dead on arrival by Dr. Philmed Salindo.

Three empty shells of .45 caliber were found at the crime scene.

Police is still investigating the incident to determine the motive and identity of suspects.*