TACLOBAN CITY- A clerk of court in a municipal court in Alangalang town in Leyte province died after he was shot multiple times by a lone assailant on Thursday (Sept.26) afternoon.
Reports reaching the regional headquarters of the Philippine National Police (PNP) based in Palo town, also in Leyte province, identified the victim as Cedric Jose Ramos, 44, clerk of court of the municipal trial court in Alangalang and a resident of Barangay Binongtoan of the said town.
Based on the information, that at about 4:35 pm, the victim was on board on his single motorcycle and just meters away from his home, when the still unknown suspect, who was on board a sport utility vehicle, suddenly drew his gun and shot the victim several times, hitting him at the different parts of his body.
He was declared on arrival by the attending physician at the Leyte Provincial Hospital located in Palo town.
Local authorities are still conducting their investigation to determine the identity of the suspect and the motive of his killing.