Woman shot dead

A 46-year-old woman was killed by a lone gunman who shot her while she was talking to her husband inside their shanty at  Gate 10, Area B, Parola Compound, Tondo, Manila the other night.

Victim Rosalie Tayantayan, caretaker of a construction site, was rushed to the hospital by her husband Joel but died while undergoing treatment for bulletwounds in the different parts of her body.

PSMS Bernardo Cayabyab of the Manila Police District-homicide section said the incident took place at around 7:15 p.m.  The couple were reportedly talking when the suspect arrived, went straight into the shanty and fired at the victim several times before fleeing on foot.

The identity and motive of the suspect remain unknown.