Still Unidentified Person Shots Lucena City Barangay Kagawad Along National Road
LUCENA CITY BARANGAY KAGAWAD – An incumbent barangay kagawad in Lucena City was shot by a still unidentified person along a national road.
Unfortunately, the heartbreaking incidents taking away lives are continuously happening in the Philippines nowadays. Less than a month before the Election 2019, several politicians were left dead by unexpected incidents.
Although several investigations are still on going, the authorities and the people don’t eradicate the possibility that the incidents are related to politics. One of the most recent is the death of a Negros Occidental councilor.
Recently, another saddening incident involving a politician happened. A Lucena City barangay kagawad was shot by a still unidentified person along a national road.
Based on a report on Inquirer, the Lucena City barangay kagawad was identified as Ariel Sotomayor. The incident that took his life happened along a national road in Purok Atis near Barangay Mayao Crossing.
Aside from the 46-year-old barangay kagawad, a bystander also obtained wounds from the incident which transpired at 8:15 in the evening, Thursday.
Based on the report, the bystander was identified as Bong Rafhael Alarcon. Both Sotomayor and the 15-year-old bystander were brought to the hospital but the barangay kagawad died on their way to Saint Anne Hospital.
As of this writing, the authorities are still investigating the incident.
We’ll keep you posted for further updates.