Shooting in Cebu City claims life of hotel worker 

By: Paul Lauro - CDN Digital | August 16,2022 - 06:50 AM
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A 29-year-old man identified as Jonel Resco was shot dead in Sitio Sampaguita, Barangay Tejero in Cebu City past 7 pm on Monday, August 15, 2022. | contributed photo via Paul Lauro

(UPDATED) CEBU CITY, Philippines—A 29-year-old engineer who works in a hotel here was shot dead in Sitio Sampaguita, Barangay Tejero past 7 pm on Monday, August 15, 2022.

Police Staff Sergeant Epifanio Comedido of Police Station 3 of the Cebu City Police Station identified the victim as Jonel Resco, who is from Barangay Cansaganay in Daram town, Western Samar. 

Police have also identified the suspect as Aldrich Mansanades, who is said to be a former workmate of the victim. 

A hot pursuit operation was immediately conducted to find the suspect, who fled after shooting the victim in his rented home. 

The victim sustained three gunshot wounds in different parts of his body, which resulted to his death.

Police are working to find out the motive of the shooting as of this posting.

/bmjo

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