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Former village councilor shot dead in Isabela

TUMAUINI, Isabela — A former village councilor was shot dead by two motorcycle-riding gunmen in Pilitan village on Saturday afternoon, the police said on Sunday.

Pepe Baccay, 47, was on his way to the local cockpit arena aboard a motorcycle when two gunmen blocked his path at 1:45 p.m. and shot him multiple times.

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His body was brought to the morgue at the Tumauini Community Hospital for an autopsy. Investigators have yet to identify the killers and the motive behind the attack. /ee

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