A 25-year-old vendor was shot dead while his companion was wounded on Cagayan St., Dulo, Southcity Homes, Bgy. Sto. Tomas, Biñan City, Laguna, Sunday night.
Acting Laguna police director Senior Supt. Joel Pernito identified the victims as Jeffrey Directo, alias Jeff, 25, single, of 30 Cagayan St., Dulo, Sitio Pag-asa, Southcity Homes, Biñan City.
Directo died on the spot while his companion, Reynaldo Mance, alias Jojo, 35, (animal keeper), sustained a gunshot wound in the left thigh and is now in stable condition at Perpetual Help Hospital in Biñan.
Police said the suspect, Eddie Rioduque, of Sitio Pag-asa, Southcity Homes, escaped after the incident.
Investigation revealed that the victims were walking on their way home at 10:40 p.m. when the suspect shot them for no apparent reason.
Police are still determining the motive behind the incident.