Village chief dies in Rizal ambush


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.


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