MANILA -- (UPDATED) A member of the group Masculados Dos was killed in a carjacking incident in Angono, Rizal early Sunday morning.
The victim, Marcelo "Ozu" Ong, 30, was on his way home in Primrose Hills Subdivision when he was followed by unidentified robbers.
According to the subdivision's security guard, Ong fell to the pavement after one of the robbers shot him.
Ong was rushed to the hospital but later died.
The robbers took with them Ong's brand-new vehicle, a Toyota Hilux with plate number AA0 2722.
Investigation on the incident is ongoing.
In an official statement, Maryo J. delos Reyes, the group's founder, requested for prayers for Ong, in behalf of his family and friends. "We shall surely miss his very energetic performances with his group, The Masculados," he said,.
Ong's body lies in state at the Transfiguaration of Christ Parish Church Chapel in Antipolo. - report from Abner Mercado, ABS-CBN News