Lawyer shot dead in Muntinlupa
MANILA, Philippines — A lawyer was shot dead in front of his house in Muntinlupa by still unidentified gunmen early Saturday morning.
The Southern Police District (SPD) identified the victim as Jesus Acpal, 67, who is also a retired police officer.
Initial investigation showed that Acpal and his son had just arrived at their home in Katarungan Village on board his Toyota Fortuner at around 1:05 a.m. when the shooting happened.
Police said Acpal alighted from his vehicle to open their gate when the suspects appeared and shot him.
Acpal died on the spot while the suspects fled, police said.
Police said they are checking if the gunmen fled aboard motorcycles. /muf
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