A 16-year-old boy allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pasig City (Metro Manila) on Wednesday night. Senior Supt. Orlando Yebra Jr., Pasig City police chief, identified the victim as Joe Amadeo, an out-of-school youth from San Sebastian Ville, Nagpayong 2, Barangay Pinagbuhatan. Amadeo was standing at the door of his relative’s house when the two suspects, riding a motorcycle and wearing facemasks, fired at him. He died instantly. Police said the victim was a known drug pusher in the village and included in a drug watch list.
NEIL A. ALCOBER