Frat member shot dead in Binondo

March 19, 2020

A MERCHANDIZER was killed while a minor was wounded after being shot by an unidentified gunman during a drinking session at a frat house early yesterday morningin Binondo, Manila.

James Carl Suico, 28, of Parola Compound, Binondo, died from gunshot wounds in the body while 16-year-old boy from Binondo was shot in the face.  

Police said both victims were members of the Tau Gamma Phi fraternity.

A report from the Manila Police District (MPD)-Meisic Police Station 11 (PS-11) said the incident took place at around 1:15 a.m. atthe Binondo Community Chapter of Tau Gamma Phi located at Area C, Gate 54, in Parola Compound, Binondo.

A witness said the victims were drinking along with five others when someone knocked at the door. When the minor opened the door, he was suddenly shot in the face.  The gunman, who was wearing a face mask, then shoot Suico repeatedly killing him instantly. 

Police are still investigating the motive and identity of the suspect.