A diocesan priest by the name of Rev. Fr. Rene Regalado was shot dead by unidentified gunmen near the Malaybalay Carmel Monastery in Pal-ing, Patpat, Malaybalay City at around 7:30pm, Sunday night, January 24, 2021.
News reports indicate witnesses heard gunshots during that time. The case is still under investigation and police are still looking for the motive of the incident.
Read the official statement of the Diocese of Malaybalay below.