Farmer killed by relative

A FARMER died after he was allegedly shot to death by his relative in Sitio Laya, Barangay Salaysay in Marilog District at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Meanwhile, his brother also sustained gunshot wound and was brought to the hospital.

Police identified the victims as Danny S. Modo, 39, and Jazon S. Modo, both residents of Sitio Laya, while the suspects were identified as Elmer Langag and Junjun Langag, both residents of Sitio Kabigbihisan in Barangay Salaysay.

Investigation showed that Elmer was drunk when he fired his gun. Danny tried to pacify him but was shot instead. The suspects then turned on Jazon who was then trying to stop him. Further investigation revealed that the suspects and the victims had an old grudge.

Both Elmer and Junjun also have a pending frustrated murder case before the Regional Trial Court XI in Branch 10.

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