BAGUIO CITY – A 45-year old man, who is included in the drug watchlist of the police force, died after he was gunned down by two still unidentified armed men in front of the flower section along Magsaysay Avenue, here, Friday dawn.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Francis Bulangan Ramos, 45, married, and a resident of New Lucban, Baguio City.
Initial police investigation showed the victim was walking in the place of incident when the two armed men suddenly appeared and shot him several times from behind that caused him to be sprawled bloodied on the ground.
The victim, who sustained multiple gunshot wound on his chest and head, died on the spot as per responding elements of the Scene of the Crime Operation (SOCO).
Recovered from the crime scene were seven empty shells and two fired slugs of a still unknown calibre which was used by the suspects in the perpetration of the crime.
The suspects are now the subject of a manhunt by responding police personnel after they fled towards an undisclosed direction.
By Dexter A. See