By Marie Tonette Marticio
TACLOBAN City – The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Officer of Gandara, Samar was shot dead in Barangay Adela Heights, Gandara, Samar, Tuesday, March 3.
Gandara Police Chief Capt. Joselito Tabada identified the victim as Alvin Estrelles, 47, and a resident of the same barangay.
Initial investigation disclosed that the victim was on his way home on his motorcycle when unidentified suspects on board a white sports utility vehicle suddenly came by him, and shot the victim using an unknown caliber of firearm.
The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds in different parts of his body that resulted in his instantaneous death.
The suspects immediately fled to an unknown direction after the incident.
Tabada said they were still conducting follow-up investigation and pursuit operation to hunt down the suspects.