NCMH chief, driver shot dead inside car in Tandang Sora, QC
MANILA, Philippines (Updated) — The chief of the National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) and his driver were shot dead inside their vehicle by riding-in-tandem assailants on Monday in Tandang Sora, Quezon City.
In a police report, the victims were identified as Roland Luyun Cortez, 61, chief of NCMH, and driver, Ernesto Ponce dela Cruz, 46.
Police said they found the two victims inside their car along Tandang Sora Avenue, with gunshot wounds.
A bystander said two unidentified assailants aboard a motorcycle shot the victims, after which they sped up going towards Commonwealth Avenue.
Police said they are still investigating the incident.