Sorsogon town councilor hurt in shooting
LEGAZPI CITY –– A town councilor was hurt in a shooting in Donsol, Sorsogon on Tuesday morning.
Major Jose Michael Aurelio, Donsol police chief, said Argel Hernandez was shot by an unidentified gunman while onboard his Strada pick-up in front of the Donsol District Hospital in Barangay Tres Marias at 8:15 a.m.
Hernandez suffered a bullet wound on his right shoulder and was taken to the Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital.
Recovered in the area were five empty shells of a caliber .45 gun, Aurelio said.
He said they were still trying to determine the motive behind the shooting.
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