Unidentified men shot dead a barangay kagawad in Viga, Catanduanes, early Wednesday, police said.

Jesus Ubalde, a resident and kagawad of Brgy. San Jose, was brought to the Viga District Hospital but expired along the way, Bicol regional police spokesman Supt. Renato Bataller said.

Three undentified men shot Ubalde in the barangay around 1:20 a.m., Bataller said, citing field reports.

Local police found at the scene a magazine and empty shell of a caliber-.45 pistol, he said. (John Roson)

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