Lawyer gunned down by motorcycle-riding assailants in Cebu

Published August 26, 2021, 5:55 PM

by Calvin Cordova 

CEBU CITY – A lawyer was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assailants on Thursday afternoon, August 26, here.

The driver of lawyer Rex Fernandez sits on the pavement after their vehicle was ambushed by motorcycle-riding assailants in barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City on Thursday afternoon, August 26. The lawyer died on the spot. (Contributed photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

Rex Fernandez died on the spot due to multiple gunshot wounds in the head body. The attack happened past 4 p.m. in Barangay Guadalupe.

The lawyer’s driver was wounded in the attack.

The Toyota Camry boarded by the lawyer stopped in intersection when a gunman aboard a motorcycle fired shots at him. Fernandez had recently held a hunger strike outside the condominium he was staying in Mandaue City.

The lawyer and the management of the building had a disagreement after the lawyer’s water supply was cut off.