Ex-kagawad while chatting with son

A FORMER barangay kagawad was gunned down by two men while chatting with his son in front of an eatery in Quezon City on Thursday afternoon.

The victim identified as Jonathan Burce, 42 years old former Barangay Kagawad of Barangay Pinyahan, Quezon City, was declared dead upon arrival at the East Avenue Medical Center due to multiple gunshot wounds on his head.

A report from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit of the Quezon City Police District showed that the incident happened at around 1:30 pm, July 30, 2020 infront of an eatery located along NIA Road, Barangay Pinyahan, Quezon City.

It was learned that Burce was a former Barangay Kagawad of Barangay Pinyahan for three consecutive terms.

Investigation disclosed that the victim was chatting with his son Peter Andrei Burce when three motorcycle riding suspects all armed with short fitearms, all wearing helmets and surgical masks suddenly arrived.

Two of the suspects alighted from their respective motorcycles while the other suspect served as a lookoiut.

The two gunmen went straight to the victim and shot him several times at close range.

His son was reportedly unharmed but a two-year-old boy who was playing nearby was hit by stray bullet on his right leg.

Police are still conducting a follow up investigation.

Both victims were rushed to East Avenue Medical Center but Burce failed to survive.

The two-year-old boy will reportedly undergo surgical operation.