Barangay officer shot dead in Manila
MANILA, Philippines – A barangay tanod team leader was shot dead by a lone gunman in Parola Compound, Manila on Tuesday afternoon, police said on Wednesday.
Manila Police District (MPD) Homicide Division chief Capt. Henry Navarro told INQUIRER.net that the victim, Dario Habal is an executive officer (Ex-O) of Barangay 275.
Initial investigation showed that Habal was sitting in front of his store when the suspect shot him point blank, Navarro said.
The gunman fled after the attack while Habal was rushed to Gat Andres Hospital by his relatives.
Habal was declared dead on arrival.
Further investigation and pursuit operations against the gunman are ongoing. /gsg
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