A barangay (village) chairman was shot dead by unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle early on Monday morning in Barangay San Gabriel, Teresa, Rizal.
Police identified the victim as Alvin Dexter Zapanta, 44.
Zapanta was inspecting a garden project near the village daycare center when attacked at about 6:55 a.m.
He died from several gunshot wounds.
Residents said Zapanta had been promoting disaster preparedness and environment protection in their area.