THE leader of a notorious crime group was killed by unidentified suspects yesterday morning in Calaca, Batangas.
The fatality was identified as Leodegario Sarmiento Alvarez, leader of the “Alvarez Crime Group”.
Reports reaching Camp Crame said the incident occurred at around 10:40 a.m. along the national highway in Bgy. Putingbato East, Calaca, Batangas.
Initial investigation showed that the victim was driving his Honda TMX tricycle going to Balayan when he was shot repeatedly by unidentified suspects using a caliber .45 pistol.
After the incident, the suspects fled while the victim was rushed to Ospital ng Calaca where he was pronounced dead on arrival by attending physician.