An American was gunned down in a Negros Occidental bar after refusing to buy a beer for two strangers.
Shortly after 10pm yesterday (Tuesday, May 15) Eric Hendrickson was having a drink in Silay City when two men requested him to buy them a beer.
According to a police report, after the 57-year-old politely refused, the two men began to insult him in native dialect, which Mr Hendrickson understood.
After responding in sort, the row escalated till the elder of the two suspects shot the sufferer a number of occasions in the left aspect of his head. He was rushed to the Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital, however was declared dead on arrival.
The suspects fled from the scene, however have been cornered by police inside a matter of minutes. According to GMA News, they’ve been named as Gilbert Apellido, aged 40, and his 18-year-old nephew Neil Brian Corseno.
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Hendrickson, from Iowa, was in Silay to work on acquiring journey papers for his youngster, for whom he was planning a brand new life in the USA.
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