Japanese man shot dead in Antipolo

Kyodo News

Posted at Aug 26 2014 08:47 PM | Updated as of Aug 27 2014 04:47 AM

MANILA - Motorcycle-riding gunmen on Monday shot dead a 66-year-old Japanese man who was waiting for a ride in Antipolo City, east of Manila, police said.

Police said Kazuaki Tsuya was standing under a footbridge in front of a mall when he was shot in the head around 2 p.m. Monday.

He sustained a wound in the face, police said, adding the man was rushed to a hospital, where he died.

Quoting a witness, a police investigator said the assailant, one of the two on motorcycle, fired at least two shots at the victim with a handgun.

Police are now looking for a motive for the attack.