Groom-to-be shot dead in Quezon City road rage

Wedding plans of a groom-to-be has suddenly ended in an alleged Quezon City road rage over the weekend.

According to reports, the suspect involved in the Quezon City road rage is a driver of a white SUV who shot dead with a single bullet to the head of a 27-year-old man who is about to be married.

As such, the Quezon City police are now tracking down the said driver.

Reported further, the victim, known as Anthony Mendoza allegedly called the attention of the driver for squeezing the motorcycle he was riding near the corner of Quezon Avenue and D. Tuazon Street when the offending party suddenly pulled out a gun and shot Mendoza in the head, instantly killing him. The driver then fled after the incident.

Quezon City road rage
Photo Credit: Vincent B. Mendoza Facebook

Sadly, Mendoza who was killed in the alleged Quezon City road rage is supposedly be getting married to his Singapore-based fiance, and had reportedly gone to Banawe Street to buy some motorbike spare parts when the incident happened.

Initial reports said that the offender in the Quezon City road rage was was riding a white Land Cruiser with license plate AHA 3454.

However, police are double-checking with the Land Transportation Office, since the license plate jotted down by witnesses showed that  it was registered to an Avanza, silver metallic, 2015 model. It is owned by a security agency.

As such, the head of Quezon City Police District, Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, made a public appeal on radio DZBB to the road-rage killer to give up as soon as possible and not wait for police to track him down. He gave a hotline that concerned citizens may call if they have information that cops could use: 0917 861 1870.

Eleazar as per reports said that Mendoza’s brother, Michael was allegedly with him during the incident. Witnesses also provided  some details, and probers are reviewing the CCTV footage.


On the other hand, Anthony’s mother who was grieving on the sudden death of her son posted a message in her Facebook page appealing for her son’s  friends, relatives, and supporters to keep on posting the plate number of the vehicle that was driven by Anthony’s killer and urging the suspect to examine his conscience and make himself answerable for the crime.

She also asked President Rodrigo Duterte and Philippine National Police chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa to help her seek justice for Anthony, whom she described as a resposible and kind son, who still had a lot of dreams.

Quezon City road rage
Photo credit: Interaksyon News


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