Alleged drug addict shot dead in Malabon

Posted at 01/14/2014 1:51 PM | Updated as of 01/14/2014 1:51 PM

MANILA – An alleged drug addict was shot dead early Tuesday.

Charm Carlito So, 47, was shot dead outside his house along Sanchez St. in Barangay Tinajeros at around 4 a.m.

Police investigators said So, who celebrated his birthday yesterday, went outside the house after hearing a series of claps, thinking that some of his friends were calling him.

So was later shot by two unidentified assailants.

Four spent shells from .45-caliber and .38-caliber pistols were recovered from the crime scene.

Investigators said illegal drugs may be behind the shooting, as the family of the victim claimed that the latter was a drug user. – report from Francis Faulve, ABS-CBN News