Chinese businessman murdered in Manila

Posted at 05/30/2014 12:41 PM | Updated as of 05/30/2014 3:17 PM

MANILA - A Chinese businessman was killed in an ambush in Manila Thursday evening, police said.

The victim, identified as 43-year-old Jayson Chua, was on his way home when he was shot by a still unidentified suspect near Harrison.

He sustained gunshot wounds in the head and body.

Recovered from the crime scene were 11 empty bullet slugs from a .45-caliber pistol.

Police said initial investigation showed that Chua had been receiving death threats prior to the shooting.

Investigation is ongoing. -- Report from Zandro Ochona, dzMM