STA. Rosa, Nueva Ecija -- A junkshop operator was shot dead by motorcycle-riding assassins here last Sunday, police said yesterday.
Killed was Raymond Jose, 34, businessman, of RMJ Junkshop, Maharlika Highway, Bgy. Gomez, this town.
Two unidentified men wearing denim shorts with handkerchiefs covering their faces and riding a Yamaha Mio motorcycle attacked him while the latter was watching television inside his nipa hut at 12 p.m.
One of the suspects suddenly appeared from behind and shot the victim at the back of the head with a cal. .45 pistol before fleeing.
Recovered at the crime scene were a fired cartridge case and a fired bullet for cal. .45 pistol.
Police are still ascertaining the motive behind the killing.