Ex-village chief shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen

Ex-village chief shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen

LEGAZPI CITY – Three men on board a motorcycle gunned down a former barangay captain in front of his house in Barangay Bangad, Milagros, Masbate at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

A police report identified the victim as Marlon B. Young, 53, a businessman, who died while being treated at the Masbate Doctors Hospital.

The suspects fled on board their motorcycle toward the direction of Barangay San Pablo, Mandaon, Masbate, after the shooting.

The report said Young was sitting in front of his residence when the suspects arrived and shot him in the head and stomach. Motive for the killing remained unknown.

Police recovered empty shells of .45-caliber pistol at the crime scene. PNA/ northboundasia.com