Man gunned down near his house

January 01, 2019

AUTHORITIES are now hunting down the suspect in the death of a 54-year-old man who was shot dead near his house Sunday evening in Caloocan City.

Edgardo Boco, of Block 69, Lot 16, Kawal Street in Bgy. 28, succumbed to  bullet wounds in the head. The still unidentified suspect immediately fled after the shooting.

Caloocan police deputy chief for administration Supt. Ferdinand Del Rosario said the victim was walking home on Kawal Street when the suspect, who was waiting for him near his house, suddenly appeared and immediately shot the victim twice in the head at around 8 p.m.

Police said the motive behind the killing is yet to be determined. The victim’s family said Boco have no known enemies.