BACOLOD City – His neighbor shot him dead, police said.
The victim the police only identified as alias “Arlie” of Barangay Inayawan, Cauayan, Negros Occidental died of a gunshot wound on the body.
Police said the suspect was Arlie’s neighbor Ronie Eroja, 40.
Arlie and Eroja were binge drinking around 9 p.m. at Sitio Languni in Inayawan when a heated argument ensued between them.
Investigators said Arlie spat on Eroja’s face, prompting the latter to draw his .45-caliber pistol and fired at Arlie.
Officers from the Cauayan municipal police station were still hunting Eroja, who fled after the shooting./PN