Farmer shot dead in Quezon town

A 45-year old farmer was shot dead by his neighbor in Sitio Crasher, Barangay Malatgao in Quezon municipality on Thursday.

A spot report sent to Palawan News by Police Chief Inspector Ric Ramos, information officer of the Palawan Provincial Police Office (PPO), identified that victim as Rolando Torres.

The suspect was named as Hermie Lastimoso who shot the victim on Friday around 12:30 p.m., allegedly without provocation.

Torres sustained a gunshot from a 12 gauge improvised shotgun on his chest.

The spot report said Lastimosa fled towards an unknown direction but voluntarily surrendered later to the barangay officials who brought him to the Quezon Municipal Police Station (MPS).

The victim was brought to the Quezon Medicare Hospital for an autopsy.

The suspect faces charges for murder.

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