Lawyer shot dead in Dumaguete City

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 03 2016 10:42 PM

Two men riding in tandem on a motorcycle shot dead a lawyer on Friday morning in Dumaguete City.

The victim, Atty. Rex Perewperew of Siquijor, Siquijor, was declared dead on arrival at the Silliman University Medical Hospital.

He was shot at 1 a.m. along Laguna road in Barangay Looc while riding a tricycle heading to the Dumaguete Port to return to Siquijor.

Police recovered from the crime scene one slug and two empty shells of a caliber .45 pistol.

Authorities will investigate if the incident is related to the job of the victim. Report from Jude Torres, ABS-CBN News