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InterAksyon.com
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BATANGAS CITY, Philippines -- A young businessman was shot dead by motorcycle riding men in Batangas City Wednesday morning, police said.

Senior Superintendent Rosauro Acio, Batangas provincial police director, said Jayson Catapang, 27, a former overseas worker and a resident of Barangay Ambulong, was with an unidentified woman in his Ford Everest, which was parked at a gas station along Governor Carpio Road in Barangay Gulod Labac when the suspects drove up and shot him at close range around 8:40 a.m.

Catapang was rushed to the Jesus of Nazareth Hospital but was declared dead on arrival .

His companion was unhurt.

Police have yet to determine the motive of the murder.