Vietnamese national slain, driver hurt in Palawan shooting
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — A Vietnamese national died while his Filipino driver was hurt in a shooting incident on Monday night in this city.
Initial investigation by the Puerto Princesa City police revealed on Tuesday, May 9, that businessman Kim Vu Dang, 39, who was engaged in lobster buy-and-sell, was inside the stockroom at the back of his house in Purok (zone) El Rancho, Barangay Sta. Monica when the unidentified gunman, who was posing as a lobster seller, arrived around 7:30 p.m. and shot Dang several times.
Dang died due to two gunshot wounds in his head and one in his stomach.
His driver Mark Nephi Ramos, who was also in the stockroom, suffered a gunshot wound in his right palm. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.
The suspect fled after the shooting.
City police chief Colonel Ronie Bacuel has issued a directive to all operatives to conduct hot pursuit operations and check all footage from security cameras in the area that could possibly identify the suspect for his immediate arrest.