QC cop shot dead in Taguig

Posted at | Updated as of 01/08/14 6:01 PM

MANILA – A Quezon City policeman was shot dead in Taguig City Wednesday morning.

PO1 Aldrin Castro, a 23-year-old policeman from Quezon City Police District's (QCPD) public safety battalion, was shot dead in the middle of Marichu Rodriguez Tiñga (MRT) Avenue in North Signal Village past 4 a.m. by two men on board a motorcycle.

A witness told investigators motorcycle-riding men rammed Castro, who was also on board a motorcycle.

Castro, who was in his police uniform, was then shot by the unidentified suspects.

The suspects seized Castro's motorcycle and firearm.

Investigators have yet to determine whether robbery was the only motive behind the killing. – report from Dennis Datu, dzMM