Caloocan village councilman shot dead

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 09 2014 12:40 PM | Updated as of May 09 2014 08:40 PM

MANILA – A village councilman (kagawad) was shot dead in Grace Park, Caloocan City on Friday, police said.

Senior Superintendent Bernard Tambaoan, Caloocan Police chief, said 51-year-old Rogelio Escaño was shot in the head by motorcycle-riding gunmen along 8th Avenue.

Tambaoan said Escaño was delivering pork to a restaurant in the area when the ambush occurred.

Investigators have yet to determine the motive behind the killing. – report from Johnson Manabat, dzMM