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3 DPWH men killed, 4 hurt in Quezon shooting
Michelle Zoleta, Evelyn Macairan (The Philippine Star) - December 2, 2012 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - Three employees of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) were killed while four others were wounded by a passerby irritated by their vehicle’s lights in Mulanay, Quezon Friday night.

An ABS-CBN online report quoted Mulanay Mayor Joselito Ojeda as saying that the victims parked their vehicle near a neighborhood store in Barangay Pakiing to buy cigarettes without turning off the lights, annoying the passerby.

After confronting the victims, the passerby then drew out a gun and fired at them, the report said.

Police identified the fatalities as Ronald Monterey, 28; Jason Rodelas, 23; and Celso Red, 28; and those wounded as Zaldy Prado, 22; Leovino de Galicia, 44, Abraham Almero, 42; and Menardo Abella, 22, who were all rushed to the Bondoc Peninsula District Hospital.

Police found 14 empty shells from a .45-caliber pistol at the scene.Police have launched a manhunt for the gunman.

ABRAHAM ALMERO BARANGAY PAKIING BONDOC PENINSULA DISTRICT HOSPITAL CELSO RED DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS JASON RODELAS MENARDO ABELLA MULANAY MAYOR JOSELITO OJEDA QUEZON FRIDAY RONALD MONTEREY ZALDY PRADO
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