By J. Jala | 11:31 PM July 30, 2020

A vegetable vendor was shot dead by riding in-tandem gunmen in Dauis town on Thursday night, July 30, 2020.

The victim was identified as Alex Balagas, 36, a vegetable vendor, and a native of Catigbian town.

Balagas rented a convenient store in Barangay Mariveles in Dauis town.

Police Staff Sergeant Alvin Lopoy, desk officer of Dauis Police Station, said the incident happened at 7:10 p. m. while the victim was standing outside his store.

According to witnesses, the suspects shot him several times.

The victim sustained gunshot wounds in the face. He was taken to Governor Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital but he was declared dead on arrival.

Police are conducting follow-up investigation as of this posting.

By Bohol Island News

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