Cop slain in front of drinking buddies in Antipolo
A police officer assigned at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Crime Laboratory headquarters was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Sunday while he was drinking with his friends in Antipolo City.
According to a police report from the Rizal Provincial Police Office, Police Officer 3 Don Carlo Mangui, 32, was attacked around 1:45 a.m. in front of his family’s old home at Chico St., Purok Sumulong in Barangay Dela Paz.
Police said Mangui, a resident of Teresa town in Rizal, was visiting the house when his friends invited him to join the drinking session. Later on, the suspects suddenly emerged and shot the policeman to the head, instantly killing him.
The suspects immediately fled the scene and headed towards Padilla district. Upon reaching Marcos Highway, one of the suspects fired at a motorcycle-rider, who was hit in the cheek and consequently rushed to a nearby hospital.
Police have yet to establish the motive behind Mangui’s killing. /kga
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