Brother of Laguna mayor shot dead | Inquirer News

Brother of Laguna mayor shot dead

/ 10:31 AM May 08, 2017
Barangay Maahas in Los Baños, Laguna (Google maps)

Barangay Maahas in Los Baños, Laguna (Google maps)

SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna — A younger brother of Los Baños, Laguna Mayor Cesar Perez was shot and killed by two men on Sunday afternoon, police said on Monday.

In a text message, Senior Insp. Gerry Sangalang, spokesperson of the Laguna provincial police, said Ruel Perez, 48, was on a motorcycle with another man when the gunmen, on board another motorcycle, shot him along the national highway in Barangay Maahas at 3:30 pm.


Perez’s companion, identified in the police report as Apolonio Olmidillo, was unhurt.

A resident who witnessed the attack told the Philippine Daily Inquirer that they took the younger Perez to the Healthserv Los Baños Medical Center but a doctor there declared him dead.


Police said the gunmen drove toward Sta. Cruz town.  SFM/rga

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TAGS: Apolonio OImidillo, Cesar Perez, Crime, kin of local officials, Laguna, Laguna Provincial Police, Los Baños, mayor, Murder, police investigation, Ruel Perez, Senior Insp. Gerry Sangalang, Shooting
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