Livestock trader hurt in shooting

By: Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – A livestock buyer was injured after he was allegedly shot by an unidentified man on a motorcycle along the national highway of Hacienda Alicante, Negros Occidental Tuesday morning.

Wounded was Custodio Donesa Jr., 41, of Barangay 4 Poblacion, Hinigaran town.

Police Colonel Romeo Baleros, director of Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (Nocppo), said Donesa was riding a tricycle driven by his nephew when the gun attack happened. The suspect quickly fled.

Donesa suffered two gunshot wounds on his neck and back. He is confined at Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital here.

Baleros said the victim and his nephew came from Moises Padilla town because it was market day when the incident happened.

Donesa’s nephew was unharmed.

Baleros said police have yet to determine the motive.