Farmer shot dead

November 20, 2018

NAIC, Cavite -- Police are seeking to arrest two persons responsible for shooting to death a farmer and wounding another in a remote barangay of this town early yesterday morning.

Initial reports said the suspects, identified as Armando and Archie Vidallion, came to the house of the victims and shot Cornelio Martonito, farmer, and a certain Adrielle at 3:10 a.m.

When police and barangay authorities arrived, Cornelio was still alive and was rushed to San Lorenzo Hospital in Naic where he died. Adrielle, who sustained a bullet wound in the left shoulder, was in stable condition.

Police said they found out empty cartridges for cal. 7.56 (Armalite rifle) bullet. The motive is still being investigated.