Barangay chief hurt in ambush

November 25, 2018

A village chief was wounded when he was ambushed by unidentified suspects Saturday night in Lipa City, Batangas.

Taken to the nearest hospital was Napoleon Laguerta Sambayan, chairman of Bgy. Anilao Proper.

Reports reaching Camp Crame said the incident occurred at aroubd 7:20 p.m. at P. Torres St., Bgy. Antipolo del Norte, Lipa City.

Investigators said the victim was driving his Mitaubishi Mirage Sedan (AWA 9910) on his way home when he was shot several times by unidentified suspects onboard another sedan-type vehicle.

After the incident, the suspects fled towards Padre Garcia town while the victim was rushed to NL Villa Medical Center.

With Celso C. Lidot