A presiding judge of Bayugan City, Agusan Del Sur is in critical condition after being shot in the head by four unidentified armed men.
The victim was identified as Hector Salise, Presiding Judge of RTC Branch-7, and his driver PO3 Edmund Narvasa, who was also hit in the back.
The shooting incident happened Friday morning at Purok-3, Brgy. Lemon, Butuan City while the victims were onboard their red Toyota Innova.
Based on investigation, a silver Montero Sport suddenly blocked the victims’ vehicle and started firing at them.
Narvasa managed to drive back to the community police assistance center, and were later on brought to the hospital.
Authorities continue to investigate the motive of the ambush.