ZAMBOANGA CITY – Gunmen shot dead a septuagenarian member of the Catholic fraternal benefits organization Knight of Columbus in Isabela City, police said.
Police said Benjamin Miranda, 70, was driving his motorcycle when gunmen shot him in the village of Lanote. Miranda, a former village official, died on the spot.
The assailants, who were riding tandem on a motorcycle, fled after the shooting.
The motive of the killing is yet to be determined and local government officials did not give any statement about the murder.
No individual or group claimed responsibility for the attack.