Policeman shot dead in Tondo

Posted at 09/06/12 10:59 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A police officer was shot dead while inside an internet shop in Tondo, Manila on Wednesday night.

Police Officer 1 Anthony Frias was killed on the spot after being shot three times by a gunman who was wearing a bull cap.

Frias and his live-in partner Melissa Mateo went to the Joy Computer Shop along Varona corner Capulong Street in Tondo, Manila to get his pawned motorcycle.

While there, the two decided to play some computer games. The suspect approached the victim and shot him in front of Mateo. The gunman fled towards a waiting motorcycle.

A female college student seated beside the victim was also wounded when a stray bullet hit her arm.

Authorities are still investigating the incident. Report from Francis Faulve, ABS-CBN News