The alleged road rage shooting in Quiapo Manila on Monday has led to the death of a bicycle rider after a car driver has shoot him.
The car driver is now on search by police authorities as the Manila Police District’s (MPD) Station 3 said it is now coordinating with the Land Transportation Office to identify the owner of a red Hyundai Eon.
The shooting of the bicycle rider was seen in a viral CCTV footage following a brief fistfight long P. Casal Street in Quiapo around 9:30 p.m.
The bicycle rider was identified as Mark Vincent Geralde.
Prior to the fistfight, the shooter was seen arguing with the driver, who was still inside the car.
According to reports, Inspector Yolando Espina of the Barbosa Police Community Precinct said the incident happened after the car hit the bicycle along P. Casal Street.
After the fistfight, the driver was seen in the video returning to his car but went out again carrying a firearm.
The driver shoot the bicycle rider in the face point blank. Three more shots were fired by the shooter at Geralde even after he went down.
Another civilian, 18-year-old Rosell Bondoc, was hit by a stray bullet. She remains confined at the Mary Chiles General Hospital.
Base on reports, Police recovered four bullet shells from a .45 pistol at the crime scene.
The shooting incident that killed the bicycle rider is now forwarded to the MPD headquarter’s homicide division. The assailant is facing possible murder and frustrated homicide charges.