Mayor Buquing shot dead, wife injured in attack in La Union
Sudipen Mayor Alexander “Alan” Buquing was killed by still unidentified gunmen on October 1.
The La Union politiko was on the way home with his wife, Vice Mayor Wendy Joy Buquing, a male companion, and their driver, when a gunman opened fire at their vehicle while they were passing the municipality of Bangar.
The gunman was riding a white pick-up truck.
Bangar Police Chief Cirilo Butigan said the mayor, his companion, and driver were declared dead on arrival at the hospital.
Vice Mayor Buquing survived and suffered bullet wounds.
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