A 46-year-old woman was killed while her husband was wounded when a still unidentified male suspect fired at them while they were sleeping inside their home in Tondo, Manila, yesterday morning.
Killed on the spot due to gunshot wounds in the body was Shailou Dula, of Gate 8, Area B, Parola Compound, Tondo, Manila, while her husband Emil, 48, a technician, is still in a hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds also in the body.
PO2 Leo Afable of the Manila Police District (MPD)-Station 2 said the couple were fast asleep when the suspect barged in at 3:15 a.m., fired at them and then dashed out and escaped.
Concerned neighbors took the couple to the nearest hospital where Shailou was declared dead on arrival.
Homicide probers SPO2 Charles John Duran and SPO3 Milbert Balinggan recovered at the crime scene seven spent shells for cal. 9mm gun.
Police are investigating the incident to establish the identity of the gunman and the motive behind it.