TABUK CITY, Kalinga – a 24-year old farmer died while his brother was injured after they were shot by still unidentified motorcycle-riding armed men in front of store at Purok 4, Bulanao Centro, here, Sunday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Basingan Banyasan Dallapas, 24, single and farmer while his injured brother was named as Belac Banyasan Dallapas, 21, single, farmer both residents of hilltop, Bulanao, Tabuk City, Kalinga.
Initial police investigation showed that the victims went to a store to drink when a motorcycle where the suspects were on board suddenly stopped in front of them with one of them firing successive shots that caused them to sustain gunshot wounds on the different parts of his body.
The victims were rushed to the Kalinga provincial Hospital for medical treatment but one of them was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians while one of them was injured.
The suspects are now the subject of a manhunt operation by responding police operatives.
By Dexter A. See