Fatal gift: Man shot dead on his birthday

By Rey Galupo, The Philippine Star

Posted at Mar 10 2014 03:41 PM | Updated as of Mar 10 2014 11:41 PM

MANILA – A man was shot dead in Quezon City on his birthday.

The victim, identified as Alejandro de Luna, was shot dead along Don Carlos Street in Don Antonio Heights Subdivision at around 5 a.m.

Village authorities said two suspects on board a motorcycle, one wearing a balaclava and the other wearing helmet, shot the victim.

De Luna's wife, Noemi, admitted that her husband was a drug user but was heavily addicted.

She denied that her husband, who was supposed to celebrate his 32nd birthday today, had been a drug pusher.

Noemi said she does not know anyone who might have the motive to kill her husband.

The victim left behind his wife and three children. – report from Johnson Manabat, dzMM