BANGUED, ABRA – A tricycle driver who was attending a wake slumped dead after he was shot several times by a back rider in Barangay Deet, Tayum, Abra at around 11:50 PM on Wednesday.
The victim was identified as Dionisio Sequerra Jr., 52, with live in partner, from Brgy. Macray Bangued. The suspects are still unidentified, Tayum police received an imformation about a shooting incident by Barangay Deet Chairman Bernardo Samuel Tacanay, prompting them to verify and found the tricycle driver swimming with his own blood.
Based on the initial investigation of the police, the victim was sitting with his live-in partner outside the residence where a wake is being held. Suddenly, a riding-in-tanfem stopped in front of them.
The back rider drew a gun prompting Seguerra to run inside the house. The gunman chased him and shot him five times killing him instantly. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wound on his body and head. The suspects fled away to south.
The Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) recovered five fired empty shell, one deformed slug and one metallic fragment of caliber 45 pistol.
Artemio A. Dumlao/ABN