LAGUNA–A funeral parlor owner was gunned down by a riding-in-tandem while on board his vehicle yesterday morning in Atienza Compound National Highway, Brgy. Nueva, San Pedro City, Laguna.
Policemen identified the victim as Manolito Escudero, 66 years old, of 92 Brgy. Sto Niño, San Pedro City, Laguna.
Escudero was on board his motorcycle when he was approached by the still-unidentified suspect, who wore a black jacket with helmet and facemask.
He sustained two gunshot wounds in the head and was dead on the spot. The suspect then boarded a black motorcycle with unknown plate number and fled towards the south.
A manhunt operation is now being conducted for possible identification of the suspects.