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RIT kills truck driver; helper wounded in QC

April 26, 2023 Melnie Ragasa-limena 196 views

A TRUCK driver was killed while his helper was wounded after they were shot by riding in tandem (RIT) suspects in Quezon City on Tuesday afternoon.

A report from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (CIDU) of Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said the truck driver, 46, died of gunshot wounds in Barangay Pasong Putik at around 1:20 p.m., April 25.

The victim was driving an Isuzu Elf truck with his two helpers when they were ambushed at the corner of St. Bartholomew and St. Mark Streets.

The truck driver’s companions said two men on board a motorcycle and armed with handguns of unknown caliber opened fire at their vehicle, which was loaded with construction materials.

Police said the driver died on the spot from multiple gunshot wounds while one of his helpers was injured and is recuperating in a hospital.

The other helper was unscathed.

Police have launched a manhunt against the suspects who fled to unknown direction.