Police officer gunned down in Manila

Posted at 05/20/12 1:32 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- A police officer died after an unidentified suspect gunned him down along Leveriza in Malate, Manila on Sunday morning.

The police was identified as PO1 Anthony dela Cruz.

He sustained three gunshot wounds, including one that went through his head.

Authorities, however, were not able to recover gun slugs in the crime scene.

An investigation is currently underway to determine the identity of suspect and his motive. – From a report by Zandro Ochona, dzMM