Close  
  • share this

Radio announcer shot dead in Negros Oriental

/ 12:37 PM December 28, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — A radio announcer gunning to be a barangay (village) councilor was gunned down by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Negros Oriental before dawn on Friday.

Initial police investigation showed that victim Gabriel Alburo was on his way home from a cockpit onboard his motorcycle when the suspects followed and shot him in La Libertad town at about 3 a.m., Senior Supt. Raul Tacaca, Provincial Director of Negros Oriental, told INQUIRER.net.

ADVERTISEMENT

Alburo died on the spot, Tataca said, while the suspects fled the crime scene onboard their motorcycle.

Tataca said more than 10 empty shells from a caliber .45 pistol were recovered in the scene.

FEATURED STORIES

Investigators are now looking at all possible angles in the murder, said Tataca.

Tataca said Alburo’s death could also be linked to his job as a radio announcer.

Tataca added that they are also looking into the angle that Alburo’s death was triggered by a heated argument he had with someone at the cockpit.

According to Tataca, the area in the cockpit where the reported argument happened, has no closed circuit television camera.  /muf

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Gabriel Alburo, Local news, Murder, Nation, national news, news, Philippine news update, PNP‎, ‎Police, Raul Tacaca
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.