Pangasinan town Mayor shot dead
A Pangasinan town mayor was shot dead by at least three motorcycle riding gunmen Saturday afternoon at his house in the said province, police reports said Sunday.
Reports at the PNP operations center in Camp Crame identified the shooting victim as Ruperto Martinez, mayor of Infanta town in Pangasinan.
The reports said that the shooting incident occured at around 2:30pm Saturday at the Martinez’s residence.
The suspects arrive at the said place and shot the mayor several times before fleeing towards unknown direction, the reports said.
Martinez was rushed to a hospital in Zambales, but died while being treated, reports said.
The reports said that investigators are now conducting thorough investigation to determine the motive and identity of the suspects.