Hired gun in Davao City lawyer Acuna slay

acunaA gun-for-hire assassin was behind the killing of lawyer Emmanuel Ledesma Acuña Jr., said Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on television on Sunday.

In his television program Gikan sa Masa Para sa Masa on ABS/CBN, Duterte said police have identified the killer but did not give other details.

The police will file the case anytime, he said.

On Monday, Davao City Police director Vicente Danao confirmed police have a suspect.

We are preparing an air-tight case, Danao told GMA  Davao’s news television program Testigo, to explain the delay in the filing of the case.

Acuna, who earned his law at the Ateneo de Davao and had a stint with the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) was shot dead early evening at the parking lot of a bank on J. P. Laurel Avenue.

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