1 killed, 1 hurt in Masbate shooting incident
LEGAZPI CITY — A motorcycle passenger was killed while the driver was injured when a riding-in-tandem shot at them in Aroroy town in Masbate province on Tuesday, February 28, a police report showed.
In an initial investigation by police, the two victims were traveling through the street in Barangay (village) Nabongsoran when the suspects shot at them at around 3 p.m.
The Community Police Assistance Center (CPAC)-Aroroy identified the deceased as Noli Yamson, a resident of Sitio (sub-village) Matungao in Barangay Cabangclan, Aroroy, and the injured victim as Mark Bryan Francisco, 30, and a resident of Purok (zone) 6, Barangay Ibingay in Masbate City.
Francisco was taken to the Municipal Hospital of Aroroy and later admitted to Masbate Provincial Hospital for treatment.
Authorities are investigating the incident to identify the perpetrators and determine their motives. — Franshey Mae Drio, Contributor