SAN PEDRO CITY — The mayor of Los Baos, Laguna was shot and killed inside the municipal hall on Thursday evening.
Mayor Caesar Perez, also a former vice governor of Laguna, was shot around 9 p.m., multiple sources from the municipal hall said.
Laguna Gov. Ramil Hernandez, in a text message, said Perez had died.
Sources initially said the mayor was still rushed to the HealthServ Medical Center in the town.
In May 2017, Perez’ younger brother Ruel Perez, 48, was also shot and killed by two men. Ruel was on a motorcycle with another man when the gunmen, on board another motorcycle, shot him along the national highway in Barangay Maahas.
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