2 injured in Butuan City shooting

Richmond Hinayon, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 26 2016 04:46 PM

Cariño and Abece receive medical treatment after motorcycle-riding gunmen shot them. Photo courtesy of Butuan City Police Station 2.

BUTUAN CITY - Two men were injured in a shooting incident in Butuan City on Friday night.

The victims, identified as Luceno Cariño and Josen Abece, were talking outside a house in Purok 7, barangay Bading when they were attacked by motorcycle-riding gunmen, according to initial investigation.

Cariño took a hit to his upper chest left portion while Abece to his right shoulder.

Both were brought to hospital for medication.

Authorities are still investigating the motive and identities of the attackers.

They will also verify whether the victims were linked to illegal drugs.