Barangay treasurer shot dead in Ilocos Sur

Ria Galiste, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 06 2016 05:34 PM

Barangay Treasurer Glenford Polanco was shot twice by an unidentified assailant. Photo by Ria Galiste, ABS-CBN News

STA. CATALINA, ILOCOS SUR - Barangay Treasurer Glenford Polanco of Barangay Poblacion, Sta. Catalina, Ilocos Sur was shot by an unidentified gunman Tuesday morning. 

Investigation disclosed that the victim was at the porch of their house with the barangay captain and other guests, when the assailant suddenly entered the premises and shot Polanco twice.

Polanco sustained gunshot wounds to the head. He was brought to the hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

Authorities were able to recover two empty shells of caliber .45 from the crime scene.

A witness said that the gunman was accompanied by another person aboard a motorcycle and both were wearing helmets.