‘Kagawad’ shot dead during basketball game
CAMP OLA, Albay — A barangay kagawad (village councilman) in Juban town, Sorsogon was shot dead by still unidentified assailants while watching a basketball tournament on Friday night.
Chief Inspector Malu Calubaquib, Police Regional Office 5 (PRO5) spokesperson, identified the victim as Kagawad Emmelio E. Guab, 42, of Barangay Lajong in Juban.
Initial investigation revealed that around 8 p.m. on Friday, while watching a basketball game, in host Barangay Ladjong three gunmen approached him and opened fire.
Guab died on the spot due to multiple bullet wounds, Calubaquib said.
She added that the motive in his killing has yet to be determined by investigators.