PNP NEWS RELEASE

AUTHORITY :           PSUPT ANNA LIZA M GUZMAN
                               Chief, PCR Branch/ PIO, Pampanga PPO
                               9633874/ pcr_pampppo_r03 @yahoo.com.ph

DATE             :        January 14, 2014

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Pampanga PPO Activates SITG MANALANG

The Pampanga PPO under the leadership of PSSUPT OSCAR D ALBAYALDE, Acting Provincial Director is currently looking into the shooting incident that transpired earlier today, January 14, 2014, at Barangay Sto Rosario, Macabebe Pampanga victimizing Barangay Captain Danilo Manalang y Cabrera, 60 years old, married and resident of Barangay San Jose same town.


In a report sent by Chief of Police, PCI JOHN L CLARK, that at about 12:00NN of said date, the victim together with his companions were buying food at a certain canteen when a lone gunman shot the victim at close range three (3) times and fled onboard an unidentified motorcycle towards the direction of Barangay San Rafael, Macabebe town.

According to the witnesses, the gunman was wearing a bonnet and black jacket making it hard for them to recognize the face or the identity of the suspect. Moreover, suspect was also armed with a Calber.45 firearm which he used to gun down the Barangay Captain.


The victim was immediately rushed by responding policemen of Macabebe Municipal Police Station to Holy Rosary Hospital, Macabebe unfortunately Brgy Cpt Manalang was pronounced dead on arrival by attending physician Dra Evilyn Lopez and Dra Lilibeth Yabut.


PD ALBAYALDE created and activated immediately SITG MANALANG headed by PSUPT RICARDO PANGAN in order to identify and apprehend the suspect and bring him behind the bar of justice.