Man shot dead inside home in Cebu

Annie Perez, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 23 2016 11:54 AM

Police investigate the scene of the crime, where Allan Taves was found dead. Photo by Annie Perez, ABS-CBN News

CEBU CITY, CEBU - A man, identified as Allan Taves, was shot dead at past 11:00 PM Monday night inside his house at Sitio Almacen, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City.

According to village officials, Taves was already subjected to Oplan Tokhang but never stopped using illegal drugs.

Drug paraphernalia were found in the crime scene.

Residents nearby reported that they noticed three motorcycles parked outside Taves' residence. Riders were wearing black and full-faced helmets.

They said one of them stepped down from their motorcycle and knocked on Taves' door.

When Taves opened the door, he was shot four times with a .45 caliber pistol. The group immediately fled the scene.

Policemen are looking at Taves' links to illegal drugs as a motive for the killing. Investigators are also determining if an organized group could be behind the slay.