A radio commentator running for councilor in Lambayong town in Sultan Kudarat was shot dead in Barangay Carmen, Tacurong City on Wednesday, the police confirmed.
The Police Regional Office 12 identified the victim as Jaynard Angeles.
PRO12 PIO chief Police Lieutenant Colonel Joyce Birrey said Angeles was gunned down around 10 a.m.
According to a report of GMA News stringer Ferdinandh Cabrera on Super Radyo dzBB, Angeles was shot in the head by the unidentified perpetrator near a car wash station.
Witnesses said they heard three gunshots.
The investigation is ongoing, the report said. — with reports from Ferdinandh Cabrera and Joviland Rita/RSJ, GMA News