Porter shot dead in Tondo


Posted at Aug 09 2014 12:43 PM | Updated as of Aug 09 2014 08:43 PM

MANILA - A man was killed after being shot by a still unidentified suspect in Barangay 101, Zone 8, Vista Katuparan in Tondo, Manila before dawn on Saturday.

The victim was identified as Christopher Barro alias Dugo, a porter at the pier.

Initial investigation showed that Barro was being chased by the suspect before he was killed at around 1 a.m.

Police said they are looking at dispute over illegal drug transactions as the motive behind the killing.

But according to a sibling of Barro, the victim has no known enemy.

Recovered from the crime scene were three empty slugs of a .45-caliber pistol. -- Report from Zandro Ochona, dzMM; Justin Logan, ABS-CBN News