Village councilman slain in Sorsogon town
LEGAZPI CITY –– A village councilman was shot dead by a lone assailant while attending a wake in his village in Irosin town, Sorsogon, on Thursday night.
Major Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson of the Bicol police, said in a report that Jeram Iglesia, 44, was killed in Barangay San Pedro at 8:15 p.m.
Iglesia was having a drink at the wake when a gunman approached him and, without apparent reason, shot him several times. The village official died instantly.
The town police were conducting a follow-up operation to identify and arrest the suspect, the report said.
Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.