Village chief shot dead in Sta. Catalina

Unidentified suspect shot dead a Village Chief in Barangay Poblacion in Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Police identified the victim as Leonardo Margasenio, of legal age, married, of Barangay Nagbinlod, Sta. Catalina town.

Margasenio was attending an ABC Night held at Rizal Park in Barangay Poblacion, Sta. Catalina, when he was shot by a suspect hitting his chest that caused his instantaneous death.

The victim was brought to Bayawan District Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physician.

Sta. Catalina police is still conducting follow-up investigation of the incident to establish motive of the killing.*