PAGADIAN CITY: An unknown gunman attacked and killed a kagawad of one of the villages from this city.
PNP C/Supt. Glenn Dulawan Dulawan identified the victim as Russel Labiaga, 35, who was shot last Tuesday afternoon along Mayor Urro Street, Sto. Niño.
Labiaga is a councilman of Gatas District.
Dulawan said investigation showed that Labiaga was repeatedly shot by an assassin onboard a white van without registered plate number.
Labiaga was rushed to the hospital, but died two hours later, Dulawan said.
All possible motives are being looked into by oilce at this moment in a bid to identify the suspect, he added.
Meanwhile, a robbery took place last Christmas eve at this city’s rotunda in Brgy. Dao.
Police said the victim, Earl Joey B. Francia, a Glode Trez Agent was driving his XRM motorcycle along the Maharlika Highway when two unidentified robbers on board a Raider 150 motorcycle appeared from behind and at gunpoint took his collection money.
Francia said his money amounted to some P 20,000.
The police are now conducting follow-up operation against the fleeing suspects.