Retired military officer shot dead in Pangasinan-A A +A
Friday, September 13, 2013
A RETIRED Army officer was shot dead by still unidentified suspects in Mangaldan town in Pangasinan Thursday afternoon, police said Friday.
Provincial police deputy spokesperson Senior Inspector Ryan Lopez Manongdo named the slain retiree as Lieutenant Colonel Adelio Amansec, 64, a resident of Buenlag village in Mangaldan town.
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Manongdo said Amansec was buying something at a store in the village when suspects aboard a motorcycle attacked him around 12:20 p.m.
Manongdo said Amansec sustained multiple gunshot wounds in different parts of the body and died on the spot. Responding lawmen recovered at the scene five spent shells for caliber 45 pistol, he said.
"(Investigators) are still on the process of conducting follow-up investigation in order to unmask the identity of the perpetrators. Possible motive of the incident is yet to be ascertained," added Manongdo. (VR/Sunnex)