A 23-year-old woman was shot dead on Wednesday (April 5) by gunmen who delivered a bouquet of flowers and a box of chocolates to her house in Plaridel town.
The victim was identified as Mary Christine Balagtas, a former title holder of the Lakambini ng Bulacan in 2009. According to Plaridel chief of police Supt. Julio Lizardo, Balagtas got shot on her head as she received the flowers from the two gunmen and that the crime took place around 9:10 a.m. in 1st La Mirada Subdivision, Barangay Banga.
The victim was rushed to the Our Lady of Mercy Hospital in Pulilan town but was pronounced dead on arrival.
Lizardo said the two gunmen fled on a motorcycle, but the police have found leads that may help identify
Mary Christine Balagtas friends took to social media to mourn over her untimely death. One of her friends even made a tribute video for her. Watch it below.