Retired cop killed, pal hurt in Calamba village hall shooting

Published February 25, 2021, 3:22 PM

by Danny Estacio

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna – A retired policeman-turned-head of the Barangay Public Service Office (BPSO) was killed while his companion was wounded when an unidentified gunman shot them Wednesday night inside the village hall of Barangay Mapagong in this city.

(FLICKR / MANILA BULLETIN)

Calamba City police said Apolinio Naredo, 52, died on the spot, while Rigor Medes, a member of BPSO, was rushed to JP Hospital for treatment.

Police said the victims were watching a television show inside the barangay hall at 7:30 p.m. when the armed man appeared and shot them several times.

The lone gunman fled on foot after the shooting.

 
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