Iloilo Man Lost His Life After Shot by Neighbor Due to Unpaid Debt

Iloilo man named Armando Samson, tragically lost his life in a shooting incident that was allegedly triggered by an unpaid debt dispute.

The suspect immediately leave the area to escape. Catalan reportedly brandishing his firearm when dealing with his debtors. However, there are no formal complaints had been filed against the suspect despite the accusations.

The gunman named Nonoy Catalan confronted Samson at Barangay Boulevard in Molo, Iloilo City due to unsettled debt of P1,000. The two engaged in a heated argument, which leads into a shooting incident.

Man in Iloilo City Shot by Neighbor Over Debt Dispute

Man Shot by Neighbor in Iloilo City Over Unpaid Debt Dispute

A man lost his life after being shot by his neighbor in Molo, Iloilo City, during a dispute over an unpaid debt.

Armando Samson, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds. The shooting incident occurred in Barangay Boulevard, reportedly triggered by an unresolved debt issue between Samson and the alleged gunman, identified as Nonoy Catalan.

An unpaid debt of P1,000 sparked the first altercation. Samson and Catalan had an argument which resulted in a violent confrontation that cost Samson his life.

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Molo Police’s investigation shed light on the events leading up to the intense confrontation. The victim allegedly attempted to assault the suspect with a knife, resulting in a physical confrontation in which the suspect’s bicycle accidentally hit Samson.

As a result, the suspect fled the area to get a pistol before attacking Samson again, which resulted in fatal gunfire.

However, relatives of the victim have come forward with claims that the suspect had a history of resorting to violence, brandishing his firearm in disputes involving unpaid debts. Despite these allegations, the local barangay reported that no formal complaints had been filed prior to this incident.

This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the importance of effective conflict resolution and communication, particularly in situations involving financial disputes. The rise of violence over an unpaid debt shows the potential consequences of neglecting to settle concerns peacefully.

Community leaders and police authorities have pointed out the importance of open communication and mediation in preventing such tragic outcomes.

In a previous incident, a unpaid debt leads to stabbing incident between friends in Manila

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