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MANILA, Philippines – A skilled marksman needed only one bullet to end the life of Tanauan Mayor Antonio Halili.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) Calabarzon regional police office Chief Inspector Pete Malinao said in a press briefing Tuesday, July 3, that the fatal bullet pierced Halili's heart.
"[The bullet] hit the left nipple area and going to the right and diagonal and hit vital organs like the heart and liver. That was the immediate cause of death of Mayor Halili," Malinao said the Malinao in the press conference held at Camp Vicente Lim in Calamba City Laguna.
Halili was shot dead on Monday during the city's regular flag-raising ceremony. (WATCH: Last seconds of Tanauan Mayor Antonio Halili)
He was declared dead on arrival at the hospital. – Rappler.com