Photo: From Facebook of John Quilas.

Police are still investigating after a man was shot and killed along a national highway in Loon town on Thursday morning.

No one has been charged.

A man who just attended a court hearing was shot dead along a national highway in Barangay Moto Sur in Loon town on Thursday morning.

Police Senior Master Sergeant Donald Herrera of the Loon Police Station identified the fatality as Ronil Bastida, 41, a resident of Barangay Canghagdon Occidental in Loon.

Herrera said the victim had just attended a court hearing for his case at Branch 47 in Tagbilaran City when gunned down by two men on board a motorcycle at past 11 a.m. on Thursday.

He was with his live-in partner and had just alighted from a public bus when he was shot by unknown assailants.

The partner, however, was left unharmed.

Police recovered spent bullet shells fired from unknown caliber at the crime scene.

By Bohol Island News

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