Trader shot dead by NBI employee in Iloilo

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 16 2015 05:26 PM

PANAY ISLAND - A businessman was shot dead on Sunday by an employee of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) inside a music bar in Smallville Complex in Iloilo City.

Tommy Robiso, 34, entered the bar with the suspect whom authorities refused to identify.

Initial reports said Robiso confronted the suspect after seeing his arm over the shoulders of a female companion.

The businessman pulled out a gun, prompting the suspect to do the same and shoot him several times.

A friend of the suspect and victim, identified as James Cua, was also injured when he tried to pacify them.

Robiso died from multiple gunshot wounds at a nearby hospital.

Manhunt operation continues against the suspect. -- Report Joyce Clavecillas and Zenny Quilantang, ABS-CBN News