Cebu City barangay councilor shot dead near barangay hall
MANILA, Philippines – Roel Mabano, a councilor for Barangay Kalunasan in Cebu City, has been shot dead on Tuesday, July 10, Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak confirmed to Rappler in a text message.
According to Tumulak, Mabano was shot dead near the Kalunasan Barangay Hall Tuesday afternoon by an unidentified gunman who was rode a motorcycle.
Tumulak said Mabano used to be a policeman before plunging into local politics.
Mabano's killing follows a shootout inside the Archbishop's Residence in Cebu City, which resulted in the death of a gunman who reportedly wanted to see Archbishop Jose Palma.
In a broadcast by SunStar Cebu, police are shown processing the crime scene of Mabano's killing. – Rappler.com