Man shot dead in Taguig eatery

Posted at 01/23/2014 9:52 AM | Updated as of 02/10/2014 5:46 PM

MANILA – A man was shot dead while eating at a "carinderia" in Taguig City before dawn on Thursday.

Edwin Lujero, 29, was having a meal at an eatery along Bonifacio Street in Barangay Upper Bicutan at around 2 a.m. when a lone assailant shot him.

Lujero tried to escape and ended up inside the room of the eatery owner's children.

The unidentified suspect followed Lujero inside the room and fired more shots at the victim. He then fled the scene on foot.

The eatery owner, Wilma dela Cruz, is thankful that nothing happened to her two children who were sleeping in the room when the shooting occurred..

Police have yet to determine the motive behind the killing.

The victim, police said, lived in his cousin's house in the same village and had no permanent job. – report from Dexter Ganibe, dzMM