Mayor Caesar Perez of Los Baños, Laguna was shot on Thursday evening
inside the municipal hall and died after he was rushed to a hospital.Initial police reports show Perez was shot twice in the head at around 8:45 p.m. as he was coming came from the public spa near the municipal hall compound and heading to the building’s receiving area.
The name of Perez, a former Vice Governor of Laguna, was included in the government’s watchlist of government officials allegedly involved in the drug trade.
Perez was rushed to the HealthServ Medical Center in Los Baños where he expired while being treated.
Laguna Gov. Ramil Hernandez earlier confirmed that Perez had died
The motive for the killing has not yet been established. But in May 2017, the slain mayor’s younger brother Ruel was killed by two men while he was riding a motorcycle along the national highway in Barangay Maahas. SOVEREIGNPH