LGU employee shot dead in Batangas

BALAYAN, Batangas – A municipal government employee was shot dead in Barangay District 5 here on Friday night, November 10.

Police identified the victim as Melchor Sale, 53, single, resident of Barangay Carenahan, this town.

Investigation said the victim was driving his motorcycle when he was shot in the head by two men onboard a motorcycle tailing him from behind.

Suspects fled and the victim was taken to the Metro Balayan Hospital here where he was declared dead.

Recovered from the crime scene were two fired cartridge cases for caliber .45 and two slugs of the same caliber.

Police are conducting follow-up operation.