Couple shot dead in Caloocan home

June 18, 2020

A man and a woman who were reportedly live-in partners were shot dead inside their house by still unidentified gunmen yesterday before dawn in Caloocan city.

The lifeless bodies of Alfie Hingabay and Mona Safe, both of legal age, were discovered sprawled bloodied inside their rented house at Phase 4B, Pkg. 8 Blk 81 Excess Lot Bgy. 176 Bagong Silang at around 12:50 a.m. with bullet wounds in their heads and bodies.

Hingabay was found lying face down on their bedside while his live-in partner was in sitting position on the floor.

The Victim’s landlady identified only as certain “Linda” told police that shortly after midnight, she heard a strange sound like forcibly breaking on the door followed by a burst of gunfire.

Linda said the victims only occupied the house last April or barely two months and she knew nothing of their activities or source of income.

Initial investigation conducted by police showed that the gunman forcibly barged inside the victim’s rented house by destroying the front door before they shot the couple repeatedly, killing them instantly.

Police are still verifying information that Hingabay had a pending murder case and the two were allegedly involved in illegal drugs.