The vice mayor of Mabuhay town, Zamboanga Sibugay was killed while two others were wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon near the municipal hall.
Police said Vice-Mayor Restituto Calonge, Engr. Edgar Pampanga and Hdj. Abduhari Gapor were having conversation in Poblacion at 3 p.m., when they were attacked by an armed assailant.
The gunman fired multiple shots using a .45 caliber pistol, killing Calonge on the spot.
Pampanga and Gapor were severely injured and rushed to hospital.
Police said the suspect fled on a motorcycle.
An investigation is ongoing. With a report from Leizle Lacastesantos.