Seaman shot dead in Batangas
By Marrah Erika LesabaPhilippine Daily Inquirer
BATANGAS CITY–A 27-year-old seaman was shot to death while at the parking area of a gasoline station in the village of Gulod Labac here on Wednesday morning, police said.
Supt. Nicolas Torre III, Batangas City police chief, identified the victim as Jayson Catapang, 27, a seaman.
Investigation showed that at around 8:40 a.m. Catapang was seated at the driver’s seat of his Ford Everest parked at a gasoline station when two unidentified gunmen on board a motorcycle shot him.
Catapang was brought to the Jesus of Nazareth Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.
Police have yet to determine motive for the killing.
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