AN alleged member of a gang known as ‘Batang City Jail’ was shot in the head by two still unknown gunmen while he was attending a wake in Tondo, Manila, early yesterday morning.
Raymond Rongcales, 26, of 252 Area A, Gate 1, Parola Compound, Tondo, died instantly while the two suspects escaped and remain unidentified.
Det. Marlon San Pedro of the Manila Police District (MPD)-Crime Against Persons Investigation section said the incident took place at around 2:30 a.m. at the site of the wake at Area A, Gate 2 in Parola Compound.
Prior to the shooting, the victim was seated on a bench chatting with friends.
The two male suspects then arrived, approached the victim and then shot him at close range in the head. After making sure that the victim was dead, the suspects walked away casually.