A 29-year-old helper was shot dead by a man whom he confronted in Parola Compound, Binondo, Manila on suspicion that he is having an affair with his live- in partner.
PCpl. Rodel Benitez of the Manila Police District-homicide section identified the victim as Journey Gomez, of No. 916 Delpan St. Tondo, Manila. He instantly died due to two gunshot wounds in the head and back.
The suspect, identified as na Lexter Bitito, of Gate 46 Area C, Parola, Binondo, Manila, escaped.
Investigation showed that the ahooting took place at around 3 p.m. at Gate 46 of Parola Compound.
The victim was reportedly looking for his live-in partner Raquel Almedilia, 46, when he chanced upon the suspect and confronted him, accusing him of hiding Almedilia.