BY GERRY LEE GORIT
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Police said riding in tandem suspects killed Dr. Raul Andutan on who was on board his Toyota Fortuner on Thursday Dec 2. 2021.
Police said Andutan was declared dead on arrival.
Lt. Mirasol Capiña, of the Nazareth police station, said the victim was probably on his way to the Maria Reyna Xavier University Hospital where he worked as a medical doctor when the motorcycle riding suspects shot him.
She said Andutan sustain three gunshot wounds, one of which was fatal.
At the time of the shooting, Capiña said, the victim was the one driving the vehicle and he had no passenger.
Based on the account of a witness, he heard a shot and then a burst of three shots and another two shots before the Fortuner lost control and hit the front of a laundry station in Nazareth.
The witness said he thought a tire had burst but when he heard a series of shots, he ducked for cover.
Capiña said investigators found six spent casings of a .45 pistol.
She said they are now determining possible motive for the shooting.