Village chief shot dead outside friend's house in Negros Oriental

Aiza Layague, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 17 2017 09:12 PM

A village chief in Guihulngan City was shot dead outside his friend's house in Barangay Tinayunan, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental Thursday morning.

Hinakpan barangay captain Leudigario Binero sustained gunshot wounds to different parts of his body after he was gunned down by an unidentified man. 

His friends, Allan de Asis and Angelito Villarmente, were also wounded in the attack.

Authorities said the victims were having coffee outside Villarmente's house when the gunman arrived and shot them using a .45-caliber pistol.

The suspect immediately fled on a motorcycle driven by another unidentified man.

Investigation is ongoing.