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American man shot dead in Silay City

By: - Reporter / @JhoannaBINQ
/ 02:26 PM May 16, 2018

An American man was shot dead in Silay City in Negros Occidental by two men on Tuesday night, local police reported.

In a spot report released Wednesday, the Silay City police identified the victim as Eric Hendrickson, 57, from Iowa.

Police said Hendrickson was at around 10:10 p.m. by suspectsGilbert Apellido, 40, and 18-year-old Neil Brian Corseno using an unknown gun caliber. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the head, said police.

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The victim was rushed to the Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital Silay City, but was declared dead on arrival.

Investigators have yet to establish the motive behind the shooting.  /muf

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