Cop gunned down in Las Pinas

Posted at | Updated as of 06/08/14 12:19 AM

MANILA - A policeman was shot dead by motorcycle-riding men in Alabang-Zapote Road in Almanza Uno, Las Piñas on Saturday morning.

The victim was identified as SPO1 Louie Soledad.

According to Jonathan Pacquiao, a security guard at an establishment near where the incident occurred, Soledad was talking to two men when he was suddenly fired upon by the suspects on board a motorcycle.

Recovered from the crime scene were nine empty bullet shells from a .45-mm pistol.

Authorities have yet to identify the identities of the suspects and the motive behind the shooting. -- Report from Zandro Ochona, dzMM