Alabang police killed in shooting incident


Posted at Jul 11 2011 11:33 AM | Updated as of Jul 11 2011 07:33 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A police officer died following an encounter with armed men in Alabang, Muntinlupa on Sunday night.

The victim, identified as PO1 Alvin Ammak, sustained a gunshot in the chest after exchanging fires with two armed men at Montillano Footbridge in Alabang.

Initial report said Ammak came to the rescue of another victim, Lancelot Padlia, who was shot in the face by the suspects. Padlia is now in stable condition.

According to a witness, Padlia had a heated argument with some of his drinking buddies at a videoke bar.

Doctors tried to revive Ammak for 45 minutes but he did not survive.

Police are still investigating the real motive behind the killing. – report from Dominic Almelor, ABS-CBN News