Alleged top drug suspect gunned down in Victorias

Victorias PNP photo

A suspected top drug personality was gunned down at Angeles Street in Canetown Subdivision, Brgy. 19-A, Victorias City in Negros Occidental Monday morning, June 28.

Killed was Danilo Toreña, 59, of the subdivision.

The victim, onboard his motorcycle, was on his way home from the market when he was waylaid by unidentified riding-in-tandem suspects, who shot him to death, a police report said.

The victim died on the spot.

Recovered from the crime scene were five fired cartridges of .9mm pistol, two deformed slugs, and a slug.

Lt. Col. Eduardo Corpuz, Victorias City police chief, said they are looking at drugs as the motive of the killing.*

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