Boy, 15, shot dead in Pangasinan town

CALASIAO, Pangasinan, Philippines — A Grade 7 student was gunned down by unidentified men in front of the barangay hall in Nagsaing in this town on Friday.

The 15-year-old victim, whose identity was withheld by the police, and his uncle were walking when six men on four motorcycles surrounded them.

One of the suspects shot the boy several times. Before they escaped, another suspect slashed the neck of the victim.

Six bullet shells for a caliber .45 pistol were recovered at the scene.

An investigation is ongoing.

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