A MOTORCYCLE-for-hire driver who already surrendered to authorities for using illegal drugs was shot dead past 6 a.m. today, October 10.

Danilo Luzano Cantila, 53, was shot by unidentified men wearing bonnets as he passed by Purok Ampalaya, in Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City at 6:10 a.m., Wednesday.

Police said the gunmen were waiting for the victim to pass by when the assailants shot him several times.

The killing is the second drug-related shooting incident in Mandaue City this week starting with the murder of barangay tanod Paulino Vega outside his house in Cubacob, Mandaue City on Monday afternoon, October 8.

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Mandue City Police Office director Police Senior Superintendent Julian Entoma earlier said Vega and his nephew could be part of the Parojinog drug syndicate now opeating in the city.

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The Mandaue City Police Office-Station 5 are still checking the motive behind the shooting. (KAL)