Close  

Bukidnon mayoral candidate shot dead

/ 01:30 PM May 07, 2016

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – A mayoral candidate in Lantapan, Bukidnon was shot dead by still unidentified suspects early Saturday morning, police said.

Police identified the victim as Armando Ceballos, a resident of Barangay Balila in Lantapan.

ADVERTISEMENT

Ceballos is an independent candidate and was pitted against Ernie Devibar of the Bukidnon Paglaum Party (BPP).

Supt. Surki Sereñas, spokesperson of the Northern Mindanao police, said based on initial investigation, around 10 masked armed men barged into Ceballos’ home and shot him several times.

FEATURED STORIES

Recovered from the crime scene were spent shells from M16 and M14 rifles.

Sereñas said although Ceballos was a candidate, the police have yet to determine if his killing was election-related. CDG

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

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.

TAGS: Bukidnon, Crime, dead, killed, Police, shot
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.