MANILA – An alleged drug addict was shot dead early Tuesday.
Charm Carlito So, 47, was shot dead outside his house along Sanchez St. in Barangay Tinajeros at around 4 a.m.
Police investigators said So, who celebrated his birthday yesterday, went outside the house after hearing a series of claps, thinking that some of his friends were calling him.
So was later shot by two unidentified assailants.
Four spent shells from .45-caliber and .38-caliber pistols were recovered from the crime scene.
Investigators said illegal drugs may be behind the shooting, as the family of the victim claimed that the latter was a drug user. – report from Francis Faulve, ABS-CBN News