LUCENA CITY, Philippines – Tragedy struck in Candelaria, Quezon when a robbery turned deadly after a still unidentified assailant shot and killed one of the victims on Saturday, December 30. According to a report from Region 4A police on Sunday, December 31, the victims, identified as “Edwin” and “Marites,” were parking their motorcycle on the side of a bypass in Barangay Mangilag Sur around 2:15 p.m. when an armed man appeared and pointed his gun at them.
After demanding their mobile phones, the assailant shot the male victim twice in the head without any provocation, ultimately leading to his death. The gunman fled the scene after committing the fatal crime. As the investigation into this tragic incident continues, the police are working to uncover more information and bring justice to the surviving victim and the victim’s family.
This heartbreaking incident serves as a stark reminder of the dangers and risks that many individuals face in their everyday lives. The senseless violence and tragedy that unfolded in Candelaria, Quezon highlights the need for continued efforts to address and prevent such gruesome acts. The impact of this event has left a community in mourning, as they grapple with the loss of a loved one and the trauma of such a senseless act.
It is imperative that authorities continue to work tirelessly to ensure the safety and security of their citizens in the face of such unpredictable violence. The investigation into this incident will hopefully shed light on the circumstances surrounding the robbery and murder, and ultimately bring the perpetrator to justice. The hope is that through the efforts of law enforcement, the community can find closure in the wake of this devastating tragedy.