Tinaplan village councilman killed-A A +A
Monday, September 16, 2013
A VILLAGE official was killed while his wife was unscathed in a gun attack in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported Monday.
Zamboanga Peninsula police information officer Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca said the incident took place around 8:30 a.m. Sunday in Barangay Tinaplan, Leon Postigo town.
Huesca identified the victim as Tommy Moniva, 44, a village councilman of Tinaplan. He died on the spot.
The identity of the wife of the victim was not immediately known, Huesca said.
The victim was with his wife inside their house when the shooter surfaced and opened fire, Huesca added.
Investigation continues in a bid to establish the motive as well as identify the killer. (Bong Garcia/Sunnex)