Anti-crime crusader shot dead in Bacolod

Posted at 04/16/12 5:23 PM

MANILA, Philippines – An anti-crime crusader was shot dead in Bacolod, police said Monday.

Noli Carcueva, an official of Negros Occidental Anti-Crime Group, was shot dead by three men onboard two motorcycles, according to Bacolod Police chief, Superintendent Santiago Rapiz.

Rapiz said Carcueva, 50, was about to park his motorcycle near a mall along Palanca Street in Barangay 12 when the suspects ambushed him.

Carcueva sustained two gunshot wounds to the head and four to the body. The suspects used a 9 millimeter pistol to kill him.

Police are looking into the possibility that Carcuva’s work as an anti-crime crusader has something to do with his killing. – report from Yasmin Pascual-Dormido, dzMM