Village councilor killed in Sorsogon shooting
LEGAZPI CITY — A village councilor in Irosin town in Sorsogon was shot and killed on Thursday morning, police said.
Police Staff Sergeant Eugene Equipado, chief investigator of Irosin police, said Shyrma Medel, 38, resident of Barangay (village) Bulawan, was shot by still unidentified assailants in Barangay Gabao at around 8:20 a.m.
Initial investigation said Medel was driving his tricycle with his wife, who was not identified in the report, as a passenger along Maharlika Highway when the incident happened.
The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds on his body that resulted in his instant death, while his wife was unharmed.
The investigation is ongoing.
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