Tricycle driver killed

A tricycle driver was shot dead allegedly by a motorcycle rider at the highway in Purok Kalayugan, Brgy. Cabug, Bacolod City, Thursday night, November 2.

Gary Boy Lursa, 31, was shot on the head by an unidentified suspect while driving his tricycle along the Bacolod-Negros Occidental Economic Highway, the police reported Friday.

Bacolod City Police Station 9 Commander, Capt. Micheal Tuburan, said that the victim was traveling from Brgy. Sum-ag to Brgy. Cabug when his passengers heard a shot.

The passengers thought the sound came from a flat tire until they saw that the driver was full of blood.

Tuburan said an investigation is still ongoing to determine the suspect’s identity.

The victim was not on the drug watchlist, Tuburan said.*

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