Trike driver gunned down in Batangas

A TRICYCLE driver was pronounced dead at the hospital after being shot several times by unidentified motorcycle-riding suspects while traversing along the highway in Batangas City yesterday morning.

Batangas City Police Station commander Lt. Col Julius C. Anonuevo identified the victim as Benedict Perez, a resident of Talumpok West, Batangas city.

Perez was seen driving his tricycle and traveling along Sitio Central road in Bgy. Libjo atound 11 a.m. when the unidentified suspects on board a black motorcycle shot him in the head and body several times with  an unknown type of weapon.