Senior citizen shot dead inside car in Makati
MANILA, Philippines – A 63-year-old man was shot dead inside his car along Osmeña Highway in Makati City on Sunday, July 14.
According to Makati Police Investigation Unit chief Major Gideon Ines Jr, Makati resident Jesus Dimayuga, 63, was driving with his wife, Romana, along Osmeña Highway in Barangay Bangkal at about 8:30 am when a motorcycle-riding gunman suddenly appeared and fired at Jesus.
Jesus Dimayuga died on the spot as the bullet hit his chest, near his heart.
Romana Dimayuga said the gunman then fled toward EDSA.
Police could not identify the gunman using CCTV footage as he was wearing a yellow helmet and face mask. The suspect was on a red motorcycle with no plate number.
According to Ines, the shell of a caliber .9mm pistol was recovered from the crime scene.
Police said the motorcycle used by the gunman was then found in a vacant lot in La Guardia Street, Barangay Bangkal, hours after the shooting. No gun was found.
Ines said the suspect involved may have been a professional hitman. Romana Dimayuga said her husband did not have known enemies. Jesus Dimayuga worked as a former dispatcher of Sunshine Transport Taxi.
Police are currently looking for the suspect. – Rappler.com