Governor Eugenio “Bong” Lacson of Negros Occidental finds the series of killings in Bacolod alarming after meeting with top police officials on Monday, June 20.
The governor together with mayor-elect Alfredo “Albee” Benitez met with top police officials of the province and city to discuss synergy in terms of the law enforcement efforts.
While the recorded incidents do not affect the province, Lacson feels they should be addressed and solutions has to be made.
The meeting according to Lacson is an indication that the city and province will work together in the next three years.
As of yesterday, police has recorded a total of 9 killings within the city with Christopher Guanzon as the lastest victim.
Guanzon was shot and killed on Sunday night by still unidentified gunman in front of his sister at Adelfa Street in Brgy. 31, Bacolod City. The 34-year-old victim succumbed to a gunshot wound in the head, deputy police spokesperson, PLt. Liberty Indiape said.