Street sweeper shot dead in QC

Posted at 02/18/2014 12:53 PM | Updated as of 02/18/2014 12:53 PM

MANILA – A street sweeper was shot dead in Quezon City before dawn on Tuesday.

Caesar Dansalang, 43, was shot dead in Litex Ibaba area along Payatas Road at around 3:30 a.m. by a lone gunman.

Barangay Commonwealth Extension desk officer Romeo Pinca said he and fellow village officials heard the shooting but hesitated to go out immediately for fear of being shot as well.

Pinca said the gunman fled on foot after shooting Dansalang in the head.

Dansalang's relatives said they have no clue as to why the victim was killed. – report from Carolyn Bonquin, ABS-CBN News