Man gunned down in Tondo

Posted at 06/03/12 4:52 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A man was found dead in an alley in Tondo, Manila after an unidentified suspect gunned him down on Sunday.

The victim was identified as Edgardo Pinlac, who is a resident of Wilson Subdivision in Cavite City.

Reports said Pinlac was in Tondo to visit his relatives.

Pinlac’s 15-year-old son and another bystander were also injured and they were immediately rushed to the Gat Andres Bonifacio Hospital.

Initial investigations said the gunman used a .9 mm caliber gun on the suspect.

Authorities were able to recover 13 bullet slugs in the crime scenes.

A probe is still ongoing to determine the motive of the suspect. – From a report by Dexter Ganibe, dzMM