Naga City councilor, Fortune Isaac Imperial of Barangay Tinago in Naga City, is in critical condition after he was ambushed by gunmen in motorcycles in Makati City Monday night of March 4.
Police reports say the suspects shot Imperial numerous times while he was on-board a black Mitsubishi Mirage G4 along Finlandia Street, Barangay San Isidro, Makati City, around 11 pm Monday. Suspects afterwards fled away towards the nearby Dela Rosa Street.
Crayon Ong who was Imperial’s acquaintance was also inside the vehicle recalling Imperial was seated beside the driver.
Imperial was reported to be in critical condition when rushed to St Clare’s Medical Center, Makati police stated.
Ong reported to the police that Imperial decide to reside in Metro Manila with his family back in 2018. They currently reside in Parañaque City.
Imperial was nabbed in November 2018 during a buy-bust operation in Naga City. Believing he was in the drug watchlist. According to Ong, he received threats, that’s why they moved to Manila.
Chief Inspector Gideon Ines Jr, Assistant Chief of Police for Operations of Makati City is now coordinating with Naga City police to verify Imperial’s case.