Quezon police director Sr. Supt. Osmundo de Guzman identified the slain teacher as Emily Punzalan Bucay, 27, single, a resident of Bgy. Lalig, Tiaong town.
SPO2 Sherwin Bonsol said the victim was driving a motorcycle on her way home when waylaid by two armed men on 1st street, Morning Breeze Subdivision in Bgy. Lalig.
Witnesses told police that the suspects shot the teacher several times in the head and body, killing her on the spot.
The assailants fled on foot after the gun attack.
De Guzman ordered the local police under Supt. Dennis de Leon to dig deeper into the case.
Police are hunting down the gunmen as they investigate the motive for the killing.