Unidentified men shot Mayor Raul Matamorosa of Lupi, Camarines Sur, in Naga City on Saturday afternoon, leaving him in critical condition, police said.

Matamorosa is presently at the Mother Seton Hospital and is comatose, Bicol regional police spokesman Supt. Renato Bataller said, citing initial field reports.

The shooting occurred around 3:45 p.m. at the Double B electronics shop in ALDC bldg., along the Diversion Road.

Matamorosa was having his television repaired when a man with two companions shot him, Bataller said.

Responding policemen found at the scene an empty shell of the caliber-.45 pistol used by the gunman, he said. (John Roson)

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