A 30-year old man survived an assassination attempt of two men who executed a plan to kill him in Baliwasan last Wednesday.
Police identified the victim as Shadat Sencion Sakandal, married and a resident of 7th Street, BCC, Baliwasan.
A police report disclosed that Sakandal had just arrived in the area when one of two men approached him, suddenly drew a .45 caliber pistol and shot him several times at close range.
The victim sustained multiple gun shot wounds.
The gunmen sped towards an unknown direction aboard a motorcycle.
Police recovered four spent shells and five deformed slugs of a .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene.
It was learned that the two men initially rented a room at the area two days ago before they executed their alleged plan to kill the victim.
Police have launched an investigation to determine the motive of the incident. (Dan Toribio)