A driver of the City Agriculturist Office was shot dead by motorcycle-riding suspects on Wednesday afternoon at Crossing GTH in Dumoy, Toril.
Police identified the victim as Jason Recopilacion Juban, 39, a resident of UDHA, Balai Bago Aplaya in Talomo District.
The Talomo Police said Juban was heading home from Dumoy on board his motorcycle but upon slowing down due to traffic the unidentified triggerman shot him repeatedly. The suspects, who were believed tailing the victim prior to the killing immediately drove away.
The Scene of the Crime Operation (SOCO) team arrived in the area and recovered four empty shells of .45 caliber pistol.
Davao City Police Office (DCPO) Spokesperson, Milgrace Driz in an interview said they are still conducting follow up investigation on the said incident. She however initially said that Juban could be a case of mistaken identity.
They are now trying to trace the background of the victim and his work in order to establish motive of the killing. Richy Nalagon