ORMOC CITY– Police in Ormoc City continue their probe on the killing of a village councilor as a reward of P150,000 was offered for those who can help identify the gunman.
Francisco Villa, 53, who seeking a reelection in Monday’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (BSK) elections in their village of Biliboy was gunned down by the assassin.
The police said that Villa was at the diversion road staff house of the said barangay talking with two persons when the gunman with a cap appeared and suddenly shot the victim.
The suspect then casually left on foot.
Villa died on the spot. The responding city rescue unit arrived but the victim had no vital signs already.
Police personnel of the city’s police station 1 immediately conducted a hot pursuit operation and alerted all city patrollers including the adjacent towns to possibly arrest the suspect.
(ELVIE ROMAN ROA)