Philippines – A businessman in an SUV was shot dead here on a motorcycle on Tuesday afternoon. Jovito Pastrana, Deputy Chief of Lieutenant Police Station 2, identified the victim as Jeffrey Espeleta Keng Seng, 40 years old. 5.
The victim who was injured by multiple ammunition was B.S. I managed to drive west until I entered the vacant lot at the intersection. Barangay 3 Aquino Drive and Gatuslao Street.
Witnesses said one of the shooters approached the crashed vehicle, about 100 meters from police station 2, and fired more at the victims. 4,444 investigators recovered some empty shell casings from unidentified firearms at the scene.
Pastrana said he was investigating property conflicts as a possible motive for the killing of the victims.
“The victim’s family owns some property in the city of Bacolod and elsewhere in the Negros Occidental,” he said.
“We are conducting a thorough investigation to determine if the victim was the only target of the suspect.”
Police are currently coordinating with the victim’s family and local business owners. We are checking surveillance cameras to identify the suspect.
Sen’s death marks the fifth shootout in Bacolod this month.
On June 11, Jestoni Sabare, 30, a member of the Force Multiplier Group, was killed by an unknown perpetrator on a motorcycle at Luzurriaga Street in barangay 13, and shot dead by an unknown armed group at Purok Malipayon in barangay 35.
On June 5, worker Rene Mateo was also killed by an unidentified man on the premises of the workplace of Purok 12-ALas Altas in Barangay Arangiran.
On June 1, Barangay Sum-ag residents Michael Diopeta (28) and Jemar Berja (42) were injured after being shot dead by a colleague’s husband. Of the five shootings, police resolved only the cases of Diopeta and Belha after Barangay Kabag’s Rommel Castillo was arrested and charged with frustrated murder.