‘Trike’ driver shot to death

first_imgBACOLOD City – A tricycle driver wasshot to death in Barangay Inayawan, Cauayan, Negros Occidental. The 47-year-old Pedro Valiente ofBarangay Caliling, Cauayan died of gunshot wounds on the body, a police reportshowed. Police tagged the 39-year old villagewatchman Dionex Dela Peňa as suspect.center_img According to police investigators, DelaPeňa – on his official duty – asked Valiente to properly park his tricyclewhile waiting for passengers. A fight ensued between them after the latterraised his voice and opened his clutch bag containing a firearm inside around12:15 p.m. on March 20.The former snatched the victim’s firearm and shot him three times, it added.Valiente’s body was brought to a local mortuary for a “post-mortem”examination.Dela Peňa, meanwhile, surrendered and was detained in the lockup cell of theCauayan municipal police station, facing charges./PNlast_img read more