Barangay kagawad shot dead in Manila
A police prober collects the fi ngerprints of barangay councilman Antonio Calma Jr. who was gunned down in Sampaloc, Manila on Thursday night.
Miguel De Guzman
Barangay kagawad shot dead in Manila
Rey Galupo (The Philippine Star) - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines  — A barangay kagawad or councilman was gunned down by unidentified assailants in Sampaloc, Manila on Thursday night.

Antonio Calma Jr., 43, was talking with his colleagues inside the barangay hall on Algeciras street when two men wearing face masks barged inside the room and opened fire, according to police.

The incident was caught on closed-circuit television footage.

Capt. Henry Navarro, chief of the Manila Police District homicide unit, said they recovered 14 spent shells of unknown firearm at the scene.

Police sources said Calma was tagged as a high-value target because of his alleged involvement in drugs.             

ANTONIO CALMA JR.
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