LA TRINIDAD, Benguet January 25 – A 52-year old real estate broker died after he was shot to death by still unidentified assailants while he was inside his vehicle at Km. 3, Pico, here, Tuesday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Roberto Dumagat Obidos, 52, married, Real Estate Broker, native of Samar, Leyte and presently residing at Puguis, La Trinidad, Benguet.
Initial police investigation showed the victim was inside his vehicle when he was approached by two gun-wielding individuals who fired at him several times hitting him twice on his neck before fleeing towards an undisclosed direction.
Concerned bystanders immediately rushed the victim to the Baguio-based Pines City Doctors Hospital for medical treatment but he expired while undergoing close medical supervision.
Responding police operatives and elements of the Scene of the Crime Operation (SOCO) team recovered from the crime scene a spent shell and a fired bullet of a still undisclosed type of firearm which was used by the suspects in the perpetration of the crime.
The motive of the brutal murder of the broker has yet to be established by the probers.
By Dexter A. See