Village chief shot dead in Agusan

Posted at 10/26/11 3:48 PM

MANILA, Philippines - A barangay chairman was shot dead in Bayugan City, Agusan Del Sur on Tuesday noon.

The victim, Barangay Katipunan chairman Rogelio Estodillo, was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Purok 5, Barangay Osmeña.

The suspect, who shot Estodillo using a caliber .45 pistol, also took the victim's P20,000. He immediately fled the scene.

The police have launched an investigation into the incident. - Report from Charmaine Awitan, ABS-CBN News Caraga