ILOILO City – A man was shot to death in Barangay Lagubang, Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo, a police report showed.
The suspect in the 32-year-old Salvador Padecio’s death was his brother, 31-year-old Francis, the report said.
Salvador – a resident of Barangay Lagubang – and Francis – a resident of Barangay Acuit, Barotac Nuevo – were having a drinking binge when an altercation ensued between them.
An old grudge was seen as the motive in the shooting that happened around 7:30 p.m. on May 16, police said.
Salvador sustained multiple gunshot wounds on the body. He was rushed to the Don Jose S. Monfort Medical Center Extension Hospital in Barotac Nuevo where he expired.
Officers of the town’s police station were still searching for Francis, who fled after the shooting./PN