Man shot dead in Loon, Bohol

A 42-YEAR-OLD man was declared dead on arrival in a hospital after he was shot by two motorcycle-riding gunmen in Purok 1, Sitio Catam-is, Barangay Baslay, Loon town in Bohol Thursday, December 8, 2022.

Police Staff Sergeant Joesen Vincent Arocha of Loon Police Station said the shooting happened while the victim, Gerardo Marabulas Ribo, was walking on his way home around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Arocha said that based on their investigation, the gunmen approached Ribo and suddenly shot the victim several times. The gunmen fled after shooting the victim.

Ribo sustained several gunshot wounds in the body. He was rushed to a hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physician.

Police recovered from the crime scene empty shells of caliber .45 pistol.

The Loon Police Station is looking into personal grudge as a possible motive in the crime. Investigation is ongoing. (BBT/LMY)