A retired policeman was shot dead by suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) while getting water the other night in Matnog, Sorsogon.
The victim was identified as Emory Garil, 63, of Bgy. Culasi, Matnog.
Reports said the incident occurred at around 6 p.m. a few meters away from the victim’s house.
The victim was getting water when five suspected NPA members appeared and for unknown reason shot the victim repeatedly and fled.
The victim died on the spot.