July 3, 2:30AM. Gianne Abesia, 23, So. Bato, Brgy. Ermita, Cebu City. The victim was sleeping at Unit III, Carbon Market, Brgy. Ermita, when she was shot dead by the suspect. According to the police the victim had once been arrested for illegal drugs.
July 9, shortly after midnight. A ‘mentally challenged’, 34-year old female street dweller was shot and wounded at Brgy. Pasil, Cebu City.
July 10, 2021. The body of an unidentified male was found at So. Marag, Brgy. Sudlon II, Cebu City. The hands and feet of the victim were tied with duct tape and the head had been crushed.
July 11, 5:45PM. The vehicle of a couple from Brgy. Busay, Cebu City, was fired upon as it passed through Brgy. Valledolid, Carcar City. The couple was unhurt.
July 12, 12:30PM. Juanito Bayno Alce, 62, said to be a swertres usher, was shot dead by riding in tandem in front of his home at So. Luan-Luan, Brgy. Poblacion 1, Carcar City.
July 12, past 10PM. Mel Jonathan “Meljun” B. Narca, 32, leader of inspection team at IT Park, Cebu City, a father of two young kids, Computer Engineering graduate of Cebu Institute of Technology, resident of Brgy. Tabunok, Talisay City. The victim was shot dead by riding in tandem in Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Brgy. Camputhaw , Cebu City.
July 13, past 8PM. Jenrey Sanico, 25, construction worker, a native of Siargao, Surigao del Norte. The victim was shot dead at A. Soriano Street, Brgy. Camputhaw, Cebu City. A suspect was reportedly identified by an eye witness.
July 14, 7:47PM. Elera Tavara Navaja , 41, Maracas, Brgy. Lahug, Cebu City, a “police asset”. The victim was shot dead at So. Tarcom, Brgy. Busay, Cebu City (So. Laguerta, Lahug according to other reports). The police said they recovered three sachets of shabu from her pocket. They also said she had been an asset of Cebu City Police Office Station 4.
July 16, 2021, evening. Flora Mae Yuson, 32, mother of three children. The victim was shot dead at So. Huyong-Huyong, Alaska, Brgy. Mambaling, Cebu City. The police said she got out of jail two weeks ago after posting bail in connection with illegal drug case.
July 18, 4AM. A 17-year old man was shot and wounded by suspects riding in tandem at Brgy. Poblacion Ward 2, Minglanilla.
July 18. Marcos Abatayo, 51, So. Ratan, Brgy. Tangke, Talisay City, e-bike driver. The victim was shot dead at William Lines Subdivision at So. Kimba, Brgy. San Roque, Talisay City.
July 19, 2021. Antonio Berdin Taneo, taxi driver, Brgy. Babag, Lapu-Lapu City. The victim was found shot dead inside his taxi at Brgy. Kanamukan, Compostela. The police said they found “shabu” in the victim’s bag. He had been arrested in 2018 in Lapu-Lapu City for selling and possessing shabu.
July 19, 7:40PM. Jayson Palacio Goc-ong, 37, mechanic, Brgy. Lusaran, Cebu City. The victim was shot in the head by an unidentified suspect. He died at the hospital a few days later. The police said Goc-ong was a drug surrenderer.
July 22, 9:10AM. Reynante “Rey” Cortes, 45, Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City, radio blocktimer. The victim was shot, possibly by a sniper, in front of Radio Station DYRB in Mambaling, Cebu City. Cortes managed to get to the hospital but passed away shortly before 10AM.
July 22, 10AM. Ramir Bruno Bantolio, 36, employee of water refilling station, Purok Limogmog, Brgy. San Vicente, Liloan. The victim was shot dead at Camia Street, V&G Subdivision, Brgy. Nangka, Consolacion.
July 22, 11AM. Minchi Taborada was shot dead at Brgy. Calamba, Cebu City.
Sources: Sunstar Cebu, Superbalita Cebu, Radio Dyla, The Freeman, Banat News, CDN Digital