Bacolod Resident Shot Dead

A resident of Bacolod City was shot dead by an unidentified suspect infront of I-Mart in Barangay 4 in Silay City at about 11:05 Friday night.

Superintendent Willy Diel, OIC police chief of Silay, identified the victim as Rigel Kho Fernandez, 38, married of 21 Street, Rodriguez Avenue in Barangay 36, Bacolod.

SPO1 Reginaldo Suelto, duty investigator said they responded to the crime scene .

The victim sustained gunshot wounds on his chest, left side portion of his ribs.

He was rushed to the Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay but attending physicians declared him dead-on-arrival.

Recovered from the crime scene was one empty shell of caliber 40. The suspect fled right after the incident.

Silay PNP conducted a hot pursuit operation but did not catch the suspect. Motive of the killing and the possible identity of the suspect are still being investigated.*(CMG)



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