Motorcycle-riding gunman kills barangay captain in Gubat, Sorsogon


A barangay captain was gunned down on Wednesday morning in Gubat town in Sorsogon, with police still determining the motive behind the killing.

Police identified the victim as Romeo Gavino, barangay chairman of Barangay Lapinig in Gubat.

Gubat police head Chief Inspector Jim Jeremias said the incident occurred at about 10:45 a.m. of March 21.

Initial investigation showed the gunman was riding a motorcycle and shot Gavino in front of his house.

Gavino died from gunshot wounds in different parts of his body.

He was rushed to the Sorsogon Medical Mission Group Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physician.