BACOLOD City – Two brothers were shot to death in Sitio Mayana, Barangay Lalong, Calatrava, Negros Occidental.
Residents 69-year-old Lucio and 57-year-old Domingo Agravante sustained gunshot wounds on the different parts of the body, police said.
According to police investigation, 30 armed men led by Sulpicio Hernan Jr. of Barangay Bato, Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental peppered the Agravantes inside their house with bullets around 5 a.m. on Thursday.
Lucio and Domingo were brought to the Calatrava District Hospital where the attending physician declared them “dead on arrival.”
Officers of the Calatrava police station recovered six empty shells of a 7.62-caliber gun, 28 empty shells of a 5.56-caliber gun, two live bullets and two dud of an M16 riffle, two empty shells of a .45-caliber pistol, and a slug of a .45-caliber revolver in the shooting incident./PN