A witness to Clarin's death, Misamis Occidental Mayor David Navarro revealed that armed men were riding in a white van.
The witness, who is a sidewalk vendor, told Superbalita Cebu after the incident that while he was selling fried chicken to Dan M. Velez in Cebu City, he saw a white van in which Navarro was riding. his family members.
Navarro was supposed to go to the Cebu City Prosecutor's Office for questioning when another white van struck his car.
Witnesses said armed men got out of the van and shot into the van where Navarro was located.
Navarro was able to get out of the car for escape but was hit by armed suspects.
The witness said the shooting was so sudden that it only happened within a minute.
Navarro is expected to face physical injuries and acts of lasciviousness after he was allegedly beaten by a massage therapist at a massage parlor in Dan Fuente Osmeña on Wednesday night, October 23, 2019.
Navarro was one of President Rodrigo Duterte's namesake of his narcolist in 2016.