Apó E. Hápá
Legazpi City, [06.14.17] – A man hunt operation was launched this afternoon by Irosin police for the possible apprehension of the gunman responsible to the death of Punong Barangay of Patag, Irosin, Sorsogon, police report said.
Police Senior Inspector Maria Luisa C. Calubaquib, PRO – 5 Spokesperson identified the victim as Bernardo M. Lerio
Initial investigation revealed that the victim together with his wife were inside their house when the suspects arrived. The visitor’s presence prompted the wife to go outside to ask their purpose why they are looking for her husband.
Punong Barangay Lerio came out to meet the visitors outside and he was shot several times on the different parts of his body that resulted to his instantaneous death.
He was shot by the suspects at 1:00 o ‘ clock this afternoon, motive to the killing is still under investigation.