(Eagle News) – The Quezon City Police District has released the artist’s sketch of the suspect in the fatal shooting of Quezon City prosecutor Noel Mingoa Wednesday dawn.
The suspect is said to be in his 30s, fair-skinned with a slightly heavy build.
Police said he was about 5”6 to 5”7 in height, and was seen then as wearing a black shirt and black pants when he shot Mingoa in front of a restaurant along Commonwealth Avenue past 1 a.m. Wednesday, January 11.
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has already been directed by Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to look into the killing of the Quezon City prosecutor, and to identify his killer.
A witness allegedly said that Mingoa was shot at close range by a man on board a black vehicle.
Mingoa was previously in private practice before becoming a public prosecutor.
“He was a very good man and a very competent litigator. I already asked the NBI to conduct an investigation and apprehend the perpetrator/s of this heinous crime,” said Justice Secretary Aguirre.
Aguirre personally know Mingoa.
The crime happened around 1:20 a.m. Wednesday as Mingoa was talking on his cellular phone in front of the Cebu Lechon restaurant along Commonwealth Avenue.
At least 14 empty bullet shells were found at the crime scene.