Friday, April 20, 2018
  • share this

Laguna village councilor shot dead

By: - Correspondent / @maricarcincoINQ
/ 02:12 PM September 26, 2017

SAN PEDRO CITY — A village councilor in Biñan City in Laguna province was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen on Tuesday morning.

The victim Eugenio Espinosa, a councilor from Barangay (village) Zapote, was driving his motorcycle with his son when a pair of gunmen, also on board a motorcycle, drove next to them and shot the victim in Barangay Mamplasan around 7:45 a.m., according to a police report.

Espinosa was shot in the head but his son was unhurt.


In a phone interview, Biñan City police chief Supt. Reydante Ariza said Espinosa was included in Barangay Zapote’s “watchlist” for illegal drugs. Investigation is still ongoing. /je

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Barangay, Biñan City, councilor, dead, Eugenio Espinosa, Laguna, shot
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2018 | All Rights Reserved