Village chief shot dead in Isabela
ECHAGUE, Isabela — Unidentified assailants shot dead a village chief in Cordon town while he was driving his car here on Saturday afternoon, police said.
Investigators identified the victim as Ricardo Mencias of Camarao village.
Mencias had just cruised past the Annafunan Bridge and was on his way to Pag-asa village here when the gunmen attacked him.
Police said the victim sustained a gunshot wound to his head that caused his instant death.
The motive behind the killing has yet to be determined.
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