Ecija man survives gun attack

TALUGTUG, Nueva Ecija -- A man cheated death when two unidentified men barged inside his house here and one of them shot him in the stomach before fleeing on Monday night.

Police identified the wounded victim as Randy Luis, 50, of Bgy. Cinense, this town.

Provincial police head, Col. Leon Victor Z. Rosete said the gun attack transpired while the victim was reportedly watching television inside the house at 7:50 p.m.

After breaking into the house, he said one of the suspects even asked the victim: “Nandiyan ba si David?”

After which, without apparent reason, the said suspect fired at the victim, who managed, however, to run away from the two gunmen, despite getting shot at the stomach.

Rosete said the victim was rushed by his relatives to the Guimba General Hospital for emergency treatment.

Recovered at the crime scene were an empty shell for cal. 45 pistol and a pair of slippers believed left behind by one of the suspects.

Rosete said they are still investigating the possible motive for the attack.