Suspect in killing of 2 painters surrender

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By Divina M. Suson, Correspondent
September 10, 2019

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ILIGAN City--The gunman of two painters killed early morning on Monday (September 9) appeared at Iligan City Police Station 4 (ICPS-4) exactly 12 hours after the incident happened in Purok 1, Barangay Tambacan this city.

Police Captain Aiman Pantaran, chief of ICPS 4, said the suspect, 33-year old Gino Capuyan, tried to evade the crime he committed by asking his cousin Alex to claim the motorcycle he left while he escaped after he gunned the two victims.

Capuyan is a member of Special Cafgu Active Auxilliary (SCAA) assigned at a checkpoint in Hinaplanon Bridge in Barangay Hinaplanon, Iligan City.

“After some interrogations with Alex Capuyan, it was found out that the real owner of the motorcycle is Gino, who was also identified by witnesses as the one who shot the victims,” Pantaran said.

Around 11 in the evening on September 9, Gino Capuyan, appeared at police station 2 and admitted the crime he committed.

It was 5:30 in the morning on Monday, September 9, when Rio Concepcion and his nephew, Mark, were shot by the suspect while playing card games in a vigil in Tambacan.

Pantaran said the incident started in arguments and alleged cheating in their card games.

“The suspect used .45 caliber pistol and shot the victims, Rio on the head and on his chest while Mark sustained gunshot wounds on his head, chest and stomach,” Pantaran said.

The suspect is now at the custody of police station 4 for filling of appropriated against him.


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