TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines– A San Isidro Police officer and a tricycle driver were shot and killed in Isabela and Tuguegarao City, respectively, over the past days.
Police Officer 1 Dominador Arciaga, 40, was shot by three unidentified individuals riding in an SUV without plate number in Barangay Rizal West, San Isidro, Isabela on Friday, September 9. Arciaga was rushed to the hospital but was declared dead on arrival.
Police believe this to be work-related because Arciaga recently served as a poseur-buyer in a drug-bust operation, reports said.
Meanwhile, a 34-year old tricycle driver was killed by suspects riding in tandem in another shooting incident in Lecaros Extension here on Tuesday, September 11.
Police reports stated that the victim, Jefferson Tamayao, was having a drinking session with his friends when two unidentified individuals riding a motorcycle opened fire at Tamayao. He sustained three gunshot wounds, reports said.
The victim reportedly struggled from the suspects and attempted to run but he was caught by the suspects, finishing him off.
PNP Tuguegarao are still determining the motive of the crime. Northernforum.net