Woman cheats death in Ecija after being shot twice in back

August 10, 2022 Steve A. Gosuico 163 views

GENERAL NATIVIDAD, Nueva Ecija – A woman cheated death after being shot twice at the back by unidentified motorcycle-riding men here on Monday morning.

Town police head Major Nelson Sarmiento identified the wounded victim as Faith Alberto Pascua, of Bgy. Platero, this town.

She was driving a Suzuki Smash motorcycle along the Gen. Natividad-Platero Road towards the town proper at 6:00 a.m. when the suspects on board a motorcycle peppered her with bullets, hitting her at the back.

Sarmiento said the victim was immediately rushed to the nearest hospital by a responding municipal ambulance for emergency treatment.

Recovered at the crime scene were two spent shells for cal. 45 pistol.

Police are still investigating the motive behind the shooting.