Drug surrenderee shot to death

PINILI, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 5–Police authorities said a drug surrenderee was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen during an ambush at Brgy. Capangdanan, this town.

The victim, 27, single, and jobless of Brgy. Napu, Badoc, Ilocos Norte, was rushed to the nearby Karmelli Hospital where he succumbed to gunshot wounds in the body, the lawmen said.

Probers disclosed they found four empty shells and a deformed slug of caliber .45 pistol at the crime scene.

Investigation showed that the victim was driving his motorcycle southward when the suspects repeatedly shot him at Brgy. Capangdanan.

The motive of the slaying remains unknown at press time. (tri-media report)