Two men riding a motorcycle killed a police agent Wednesday night in a remote village in Lianga, Surigao del Sur, police reports said Friday.
The reports identified the victim as Arturo de Castro y Sarabia, 49, a deputized member of the Highway Patrol Group (HPG).
The reports said the shooting incident occurred at around 7:30pm Wednesday at Brgy. Liatimco, Lianga, Surigao del Sur.
Castro was reportedly standing along the national road near his house when he was shot, reports said.
He sustained several gunshot wounds and was declared dead on arrival at the D.O. Plaza Memorial Hospital.