13-year-old boy shot dead in Pasay

SHOT DEAD. Jayross Brondial was killed in a Pasay neighborhood. Photo from Brondial's Facebook page

SHOT DEAD. Jayross Brondial was killed in a Pasay neighborhood.

Photo from Brondial's Facebook page

MANILA, Philippines – A 13-year-old boy was shot dead on Sunday afternoon, September 24, at the corner of Tramo and Inocencio streets in Pasay City.

Jayross Brondial just came out of their home and sat on a chair outside their gate at around 2:55 pm when an unidentified gunman onboard a motorcycle killed him.

He was "shot repeatedly," according to the initial police report.

The report added that the assailant was wearing a full-face helmet, and fled to the direction of Inocencio and Aurora streets after killing the boy.

The model and the plate number of the gunman's motorcycle has yet to be identified. – Rappler.com

Rambo Talabong

Rambo Talabong covers security, crime, and the city of Manila for Rappler. He was chosen as a Jaime V. Ongpin Fellow in 2019 for his reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs.

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