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Jeepney barker gunned down in Taguig

Posted at | Updated as of 11/26/12 7:09 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A jeepney barker died after an unidentified suspect shot him in Purok 6, Old Lower Bicutan in Taguig City on Monday.

Authorities identified the victim as Eduardo Asis, 23.

Initial investigations said the residents of the area heard two gunshots before they found Asis lying on the floor dead.

Authorities recovered empty shells of a .9mm caliber gun and a black hat believed to be owned by Asis’s friend in the crime scene.

According to Asis' mother Teresa, her son is a nice person and she does not know of any altercation that her son got involved in.

The police are still trying to determine the motive behind the incident. – from a report by Zhander Cayabyab, dzMM