Chinese trader shot dead in Binondo


A 25-year-old Chinese was shot dead over the weekend in Binondo, Manila. Weng Wen Yong, alias Leo, was attending to his store, Lamprea General Mechandize along Clavel Street, San Nicolas at 1:30 p.m. Sunday when an armed man fired at him, killing him instantly. SPO2 Richard Escarlan of the Manila Police District Homicide Section, said two suspects, who are yet to be identified, are now the subject of manhunt. Witnesses said the gunman, known in the area as Corithon, wore a white t-shirt and maong shorts. His companion served as the lookout. Yung was rushed to the Justice Abad Santos General Hospital but was declared dead on arrival. Investigators have yet to establish the motive of the killing.


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