Caught on camera: Ex-town engineer in Cagayan shot dead
CAGAYAN, Philippines – A raw video sent to local newspaper The Northern Forum showed two motorcycle-riding gunmen fired gunshots at a former municipal engineer in Tuguegarao City.
Police identified the victim as 53-year old Antonio Lingan Malenab, a former town engineer of Solana, Cagayan.
Malenab died on the spot when the gunmen fired gunshots while he was driving along the provincial road in Barangay Annafunan East in Tuguegarao City at around 5:30 on Wednesday, October 18.
The source of the video, who requested anonymity for security reasons, said one of the gunmen seemed to be a “kid.”
The backrider gunmen was wearing dark jacket and blue shorts while the driver was wearing blue long sleeves and dark-colored shorts.
The first seconds of the video showed one of the gunmen could not fire the gun, prompting the driver to come down and shoot the victim with 7 gunshots.
The other gunman followed up with another 4 gunshots using another gun, before they fled the crime scene.
The video was taken when the victim’s car, a Toyota Hi-lux pickup, had bumped against the roadside.
Police recovered more than 20 bullet shells at the crime scene.
Investigation is ongoing. – Rappler.com