Businessman shot dead after withdrawing P800K from bank in San Juan

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KELVIN Tan, owner of a construction company, was gunned down by unknown assailants as he boarded his car shortly after withdrawing money from a bank in Greenhills, San Juan City on Monday. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

MANILA, Philippines – A businessman who withdrew around P800,000 was shot dead in San Juan Monday morning.

Senior Supt. Bernardo Tambaoan, officer in charge of the local police, identified the victim as Sheldon Tan, 34.

Tambaoan said Tan withdrew around P800,000 from Chinabank on Ortigas Ave. at the corner of Madison St. between 10:30 and 10:45 a.m.

As soon as he boarded his car, Tambaoan said a man approached his vehicle and fired at him.

Tan was dead on the spot.

The gunman, meanwhile, fled with his alleged cohort on board a motorcycle that had been parked nearby.

Five empty shells of a still-undetermined caliber were recovered from the scene. With Jamie Elona

 Originally posted at 01:45 pm | Monday, January 28, 2012

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  • rolandtr

    What is this? It is as if the anonymous crime lords are thumping their fingers into the faces of PNoy, DILG Sec Roxas, and CPNP…reform pala ha! Now see what we can do! Brazen crimes everywhere in the last 7 days!

  • huseng_batute

    Fundraising for the election campaign.

  • XY ZEE

    Its more fun to be shot and robbed in the Philippines.

  • malek_abdul

    What happened to the Comelec’s campaign on GUN BAN? Nasaan na ang mga otoridad natin? Bakit marami pa rin ang nakakalusot na may baril? Akala ko ba merong mga check points? O baka naman meron ngang check point pero wala namang bantay?

  • 3carloh

    Juan San in dead shot Man

  • noypisiTED

    And now Comelec declares that the nation is in the state of a gun ban. But anyway, how did the assassin knew the bizman withdrew money, aside of course that he came from the bank?

  • disqus_EWrSdjV1nv

    ayus ha. tayo may gun ban. sila wala. dedbol na lahat ng may kwarta na hindi politiko.

  • Jane Tan

    WTF were the guards in front of the bank doing at the time, hiding!? Are those shotguns on their hips just plastic toys? FFS. Even if the man was shot, where was the response? Considering how far the car was from the entrance of the bank (Philippines Star pictures), which I assume would have armed guards right in front of it.

  • Garo Ungaro

    This kind of incident gives a very negative impression
    to the business community and investors. All the good
    things thats we all working to make our country, an investors
    site will think twice in investing with this kind of environment.

  • ang_dagat

    Why would anybody carry 800,000 in cash from a bank? Surely he could write out a cheque or cheques to his clients.

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