MANILA – A tricycle driver was shot dead in Pandacan, Manila before dawn on Thursday.
The unidentified victim was on board his motorcycle when he was shot at the corner of Hollywood and Carreon Streets at around 3 a.m.
The already wounded victim fled on foot but eventually fell down after being shot again by the gunman, initial police investigation revealed.
Residents claimed hearing at least 6 gunshots.
Police are looking into the possibility that the tricycle passenger was the one who shot the victim.
The gunman was allegedly accompanied by a motorcycle-riding cohort.
Police are considering robbery and illegal drugs as the possible motives in the shooting. – report from Francis Faulve, ABS-CBN News