Youth leader shot dead in his own home in Laguna

Coconuts Manila
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The chairman of the Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) of Lumban, Laguna was shot dead in his own home by an unknown gunman on Tuesday afternoon.

Renzo Matienzo, 26, was in his bedroom in his house in the village of Maytalang when the killer barged in and shot him several times in the body. The gunman, who was reportedly wearing a bonnet and face mask, fled on foot.

Matienzo died on the spot. Investigators are still trying to determine the motive behind the crime, and they are also reviewing the CCTV footage taken from the victim’s house.

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The Lumban youth council expressed its condolences to Matienzo’s family in a statement.

“You left us with beautiful memories which we will never forget. You were a good friend and a great leader. You may now rest in peace Renzo L. Matienzo,” the council said.

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