Another village chief shot in Agusan del Sur town

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 08 2015 12:32 AM | Updated as of Mar 08 2015 08:32 AM

AGUSAN DEL SUR -- Another barangay chairman in Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur was involved in a shooting incident Friday.

Barangay Azpetia Chairman Ricky Antallan was waiting for a ride when he was shot by two unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen past 6 p.m. in Purok 10, Barangay Poblacion in Prosperidad.

He was able to run and cry for help but the gunmen followed and continued shooting him.

A 17-year-old vendor was also injured in the incident.

Both victims were rushed to the hospital. Antallan was later transferred to Tagum Regional Hospital in in Davao del Norte. He is now in critical condition.

Investigation on the incident is ongoing.

This is the second shooting incident in Prosperidad this week. On March 5, Barangay Santa Maria Chairman Gilbert Perez was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen, also in Barangay Poblacion. -- report from Richmond Hinayon, ABS-CBN News Caraga