A biker killed in a shooting in Camarines Sur
CITY OF LEGAZPI—A 40-year-old man was killed in a shooting on Monday July 25 in the town of Sipocot, in the province of Camarines Sur.
Camarines Sur police reported on Tuesday that unidentified men fired at around 8:30 p.m. Julio Braga as he was returning on a motorbike driven by Joeue Toribio in Barangay Calagbangan. Braga and Toribio are residents of the town of Lupi.
Police said Toribio pulled over after the victim fell on the concrete sidewalk. The suspects fired two more shots which killed Braga instantly.
Toribio is unharmed, police said. The suspects fled after the incident.
It was unclear whether the suspects were on foot or using a vehicle, but Toribio told investigators he saw a pickup truck leaving the crime scene.
The police were carrying out a more in-depth investigation to identify the perpetrators and the motive for the murder.
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