A 16-year-old was shot in the leg by motorcycle rider in tandem ove the weekend near the Tabuc-Tubig Barangay Hall, in Dumaguete City.
Police investigators disclosed that the victim who was also riding a motorcycle, sustained a gunshot wound in the left leg and a head injury.
Cemeroy Monopollo, 16, and a resident of Upper Lukewright, Dumaguete City said he was with two companions and saw the suspects who shot him.
Initial police investigation showed that the victim and his companion decided to turned back to avoid encountering the suspects identified as GerrySeryep, the driver and a certain Miko, the alleged gun man riding in tandem on black motorcycle without plate number.
But the suspects allegedly fired at them hit in the leg, causing them to crash on the road hitting his head.
The police and Scene of the Crime Operatives personnel recovered a piece of fired cartridge of .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene.
Monopollo brought to the Holy Child Hospital and, as of press time yesterday was still under treatment.*MA
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