Assistant warden of QC jail annex shot dead in Parañaque City
MANILA, Philippines — The assistant warden of the Quezon City Jail Annex was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen in Parañaque City Thursday morning.
Police said the victim was identified as Jail Sr. Insp. Robert Barquez, 47, of Las Piñas City.
Barquez was driving his Mitsubishi Expander along Doña Soledad Avenue in Barangay Don Bosco when two men on board a motorcycle approached and shot him at around 11 a.m.
Reports said Barquez died on the spot while the perpetrators fled to an unknown direction.
Police Maj. Rhea Cornelio, of the Parañaque police, responded to the area to conduct investigation, following the shooting. /jpv
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