Unidentified armed men shot dead a village councilor at a gasoline station in Taft, Eastern Samar, on Friday, police said.

Gorgonio Montiagodo, 42, a kagawad of Brgy. Dalid in Oras town, succumbed to a bullet wound on the neck, Senior Supt. Emmanuel Cubillo, Eastern Samar Provincial Police director, said.

The incident occurred around 3 p.m. at the Caltex gasoline station in Taft.

Two men on a motorcycle shot Montiagodo then fled towards the direction of Can-avid, Cubillo said.

Investigators have yet to determine the assailants’ identities and motive. (John Roson)

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