The barangay chairman of Barangay Pasianin Monkayo, CompostelaValley Province was shot dead in the same barangay, Tuesday afternoon.
The PNP 11 Regional Office in a report identified the victim as 56-year-old JoselitoCrizaldo.
Police Supt. Hamlet Lerios, the Chief Of Police of MonkayoCompostela Valley Province in an interviewsaid prior to the incident the victim was standing beside his vehicle, a pick-up preparing to go home, when suddenly a lone gun man surfaced and shot him hitting his head.The assailantescaped on board a motorcycle.
Crizaldo was brought to the nearest hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physician.
The Monkayo Police Station is conducting follow up investigation to identify the attacker and motive of killing.
Lerios said the police islooking at the angle of personal grudge particularly business-related as motive of the crime.
“Personal at sakaposiblesa business naangulo,yonangtinututukannatin, may mga report tayonakuhana may naka away ang victim namganegosyante,”Lerios said.
Police is coming up with a cartographic sketch of the suspect and see if this will match to the personalities included the rogue gallery of the police station.
“Inaantaylngnatinang cartographic sketch, paramacomparenatinsa rogues gallery,” Lerios said.
Police said they are suspecting the gunman is a gun-for-hire operating in the province. RichyNalagon