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Latest News Philippines: Couple shot dead in Manila – Journal.com.ph:
A couple was shot dead Friday night by motorcycle-riding men in Tondo, Manila.
PO3 Lester Evangelista of the Manila Police District -Homicide Section identified the victims as sidecar operator Edgardo Torres Jr., 47, and his live-in partner Paula Mariz Uy, a housemaid, of 258 Cristobal St., Tondo, Maynila.
Police said the couple and their 4-year-old child were onboard a blue Yamaha with plate number 8984-T1 to buy dinner.
They were traversing Sta. Maria St. infront of Magat Salamat Elementary School, whenthe suspects on a motorcycle blocked their path and fired severeal shots at the victims.
The victims were rushed to the Mary Johnston Hospital but later died.
Fortunately, the 4-year-old child was unharmed.
Police are investigating to identify the suspects and the motive behind the killing.
Mark Bryan Cel M. Antonio
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