Barangay councilor gunned down in Dipolog


Posted at Feb 14 2014 06:46 PM | Updated as of Feb 15 2014 02:46 AM

MANILA -- A barangay councilor was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Barangay Sta. Isabel, Dipolog City, police said.

The victim was identified as Salvador Jamoral Jr., barangay councilor of Barangay Miputak.

Initial investigation showed that Jamoral, on board his motorcycle, was on his way home from Barangay Galas where he delivered food to the carpenters working on his new house when the incident occurred.

The victim was shot by 2 motorcycle-riding gunmen, who were both wearing full-face helmets.

Jamoral sustained three gunshot wounds, causing his immediate death.

Authorities are still investigating the identity of the suspects and the motive behind the killing. -- Report from Dynah Diestro, ABS-CBN News Dipolog