Ex-radio reporter shot dead in Ozamiz

Posted at 04/14/10 10:41 PM

MANILA, Philippines - A former radio reporter was shot dead in Ozamiz City in northwestern Mindanao on Wednesday afternoon.

Edwin Sigue was shot dead after unidentified suspects blocked his multicab vehicle at past 3 p.m., according to Ozamiz City police chief Supt. Raul Diones.

Sigue was on his way from Ozamiz to the town of Clarin in Misamis Occidental.

He is currently a councilor in Barangay San Antonio. Prior to being elected, he was a radio reporter for dxDB, but he resigned after winning in the last barangay elections.

Sigue was dead on the spot due to a gunshot wound in the head.

Three empty shells of a .45 caliber gun were recovered from the crime scene.

Police are still investigating whether the incident was due to politics or a personal issue. -- report from Trinidad Velasco, ABS-CBN North Mindanao