Two Indians were killed and another serious wounded – while a fourth fears for his life after they were shot by unidentified gunmen in various locations throughout Pampanga.
42-year-old Jagdev Singh is dead after he was riding his motorcycle in his local Barangay on February 18, when a helmet-wearing man on motorcycle tailed him and shot him twice in the head and body.
On February 11, 56-year-old Karnail Singh was on his motorcycle driving on the national highway when two men covered in handkerchiefs shot him as he passed by, he was not hit and was able to flee the scene.
On February 4, Sat Nam Singh was shot by two motorcycle-riding gunmen on the boundary of Bamban, Tarlac and on the same day Jodh Singh was sitting at a convenience store in front of the hospital where he was visiting Sam Nam and two motorcycle-riders approached him and shot him twice in the head at close range, he died instantly.
City acting chief of police Supt. Nicolas Torre III said the pattern and the method by which the shooting incidents were perpetrated were similar. He said black Enduro type motorcycles were used by the suspects in all four gun attacks.
The Police Regional Office Three in Camp Olivas had raised concern over the shooting incidents involving Indian nationals.
PRO3 Chief Supt. Ronald Santos had ordered a thorough investigation of the incidents for possible identification and arrest of the suspects.