Tabloid editor shot dead in Calapan
MANILA – A tabloid editor was shot dead by gunmen on board a motorcycle in Barangay Pachoca, Calapan, Oriental Mindoro on Wednesday.
Police said the victim, 37-year-old Vergel Bico, was also on board his motorcycle when he was shot twice in the head.
Bico was rushed to the Maria Estrella Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.
Police have yet to determine the motive behind the attack.
Bico was an editor at the province’s Kalahi Weekly Newspaper. -- Report from Noel Alamar, dzMM