A village councilor in Malvar, Batangas died after being shot by a fellow councilor inside his house, a local newspaper reported.
Councilor Antonio Fiscal of Barangay Santiago succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds, The Filipino Connection said.
Police have arrested the suspect, Councilor Zosimo Terrenal.
Both Fiscal and Terrenal are councilors of Barangay Santiago.
The Filipino Connection stated that the killing took place on the evening of August 5 when Terrenal, along with an unidentified man, suddenly barged into Fiscal’s house and shot the victim several times with a .9mm pistol.
The victim was then watching television with his live-in partner Efigen Homo.
Terrenal has been detained at the Malvar police station and charged with murder.