By: Glazyl Y. Masculino
BACOLOD City – A senior high school student was shot and stabbed to death by four unidentified men on board two motorcycles at Barangay Bolocboloc, Sibulan, Negros Oriental Thursday morning.
Slain was Joshua Philip Partosa, 20, of the said village.
Initial investigation indicated that Partosa was walking with his two siblings from their house to Bolocboloc High School when one of the suspects shot him twice.
Partosa was able to run but the gunman’s companions followed and also shot him three times. The victim then fell to the ground.
One of the suspects disembarked from the motorcycle and also stabbed the victim on his neck.
Partosa was declared dead at a hospital.
Police are eyeing grudge as the motive behind the killing after the victim was linked to a stabbing incident last month.