Shooting incident transpired in the hilly and interior of Purok Kalipayan, Espina Street

On August 1, 2017 at about 2:40AM, a shooting incident transpired in the hilly and interior of Purok Kalipayan, Espina Street, Brgy. Taft, Surigao City, victimizing Jerry Botona Adobas aka Tanex/ tantan, 36 years old, single, barber and a native of Brgy. Bitoon, Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte, perpetrated by three (3) unidentified suspect/s.

Upon receipt of such information, personnel of Surigao City Police Station immediately proceeded to the said place, however, the victim was already transported by the Surigao City Quick Action Response Team to Caraga Regional Hospital for an immediate medical treatment.

​Initial investigation revealed that prior to the incident, said victim was walking at an alley of the aforementioned place, when suddenly, two unidentified male suspects appeared in the scene while one of them served as “look-out”, and without apparent reason suddenly shot the victim four times using an undetermined firearm. Victim sustained four (4) gunshot wounds hitting the right lower part of his shoulder, right neck, buttock and his right wrist. Said victim managed to run away but his severe gunshot wounds prevented him. Suspects fled towards unknown direction after the incident.

​Recovered items from his left front pocket were cash amounting to P800, two (2) pieces of 5 peso coins from his right front pocket, and one (1) green disposable lighter from his right back pocket.

Manhunt operation is presently conducted by the personnel of Surigao City Police Station to possibly identify and arrest the suspect/s. Motive is yet to be determined. (Source: JoJo Ferol)

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