Trader shot dead in Zamboanga
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — A businessman was gunned down in Barangay Cabaluay in this city on Monday.
Rodolfo Castro, 59, who was engaged in gravel and sand business, died of a gunshot to the head, Col. Alexander Lorenzo, city police chief, said.
Police said Castro was on his motorcycle on his way to Barangay Lapakan, reportedly to cast his vote, when he was shot by unidentified motorcycle riders.
Lorenzo said responding policemen recovered three bullet shells for a 9mm pistol at the scene.
Probers are looking into land dispute as the motive for the killing.