A jeepney passenger was shot and killed by an armed suspect inside a public utility vehicle Wednesday morning, July 4.
The shooting transpired around 8 a.m. along Tahimik Drive in Balusong Matina.
The suspect reportedly flagged down the jeepney and seconds after shot the victim.
Passengers of the full-packed jeepney scampered to safety as the suspect alighted and rode a waiting motorcycle.
The shooter was said to be wearing a cover on his face.
The victim was later identified as a certain Jomar Coral, 25 years old, single a construction worker.
The victim died on the spot after he was shot 8 times by the riding in tandem.
Jomar Coral, was celebrating his birthday today when killed.
(PHOTO CREDITS TO “IM BULLY”)
THE OFFICIAL POLICE BLOTTER:
WHAT: SHOOTING INCIDENT WHO: Victim JOMART COLINA PORAL MALE, 25yrs old,SINGLE CONSTRuCTION WORKER RES of purok14 CROsSING ULAS BRGY tALOMOR WEARING WHTE TSHIRT AND SHORTPANTS WHERE: MC ARTHUR HIGHWAY MATINA DAVAO CITY FRONTING BOBOY CAR DISPLAY WHEN: 7:35AM OF JULY 4, 2018 HOW/WHY: VICTIM WAS ONBOARD A PUJ BEARING PLATE NO. LWF 620 DRIVEN BY MR JOELINDO AGUILAR BALINGIT,OF LEGAL AGE,MALE,MARRIED AND A RES OF BETTER LIVING SUBD DUMOY DAVAO CITY COMING FRM TORIL HEADING DOWNTOWN AREA. TWO UNIDENTIFIED SUSPECTS WERE ONBOARD UNDETERMINED MOTORCYCLE IN SAME DIRECTION WHO SHOT THE VICTIM FIVE (5) TIMES HITTING TO THE HEAD AND BODY CAUSING HIS DEATH. FOR INFO SIR.