CALASIAO – Motorcycle riders in tandem struck again in Pangasinan and killed a prominent hotelier, owner of a cockpit arena, and electronic casino here.
Adolfo “Doping” S. Fernandez, 60, according to police report, was leaving out at 3:20 Pm last Sunday his Calasiao Cockpit Arena after the customary 20 minutes break for aficionados when a hit man back riding on a Honda XRM sneaked from somewhere inside the car parking space of the arena and started pumping his .45 caliber hand gun on the victim's white sport utility vehicle (SUV) Toyota Fortuner with plate no. ZFG-172.
“The victim still managed to continue driving until reaching the highway and went out of the vehicle seeking assistance to bystanders but he was followed by the suspect and shot him again,” this town chief of police chief’s Supt. Rizaldy A. Dalope said on the police report.
In the ocular inspection of the vehicle by this newspaper at the police station here, the gunman fired seven bullets at the left side of the heavily tinted SUV hitting on the left side passenger’s door, left side door, left side mirror, and left front tire.
Fernandez was hit at his left forearm and left thigh as bullets penetrated the left front mirror and left front door's handle bar of the vehicle.