Quezon municipal councilor shot
Neri, who ran as an independent candidate in the 2019 elections, was with a certain Ben Edulano, a Kitaotao, Bukidnon resident, and 4 others when the shooting happened.
According to an RMN news report by Jun Maban, Neri, Edulano and their companions were aboard a pick-up vehicle on their way home to Quezon from a derby at Maramag Cockpit Arena. They stopped at the P3 South Poblacion, Maramag area at 2 in the morning to get hot beverages when two unidentified suspects aboard two different motorcycles shot them.
The victims were taken to a nearby hospital. According to Maramag police chief Lt. Col. Casam Ali, Neri endured at least 5 gunshot wounds. There were .45 caliber slugs found in the area.
Authorities are still investigating the incident including the possible motive for the shooting.
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