Bong Hilario, owner of H3 Autoworks, was reportedly shot and killed in his shop in Antipolo city at 12:45 p.m.
We are getting reports from people close to the location of the shooting that a gunman walked into the shop inside Bankers Village in Antipolo and asked to see Mr. Hilario. When one of the staff pointed out the owner, the gunman open fired upon identifying it was Mr. Hilario.
Sources say the victim was shot seven times in the head at close range. The motorcyle gunman was wearing a helmet and remains unidentified. Witnesses on the scene cannot verify the plate of the motorcycle, but the gunman reportedly arrived at the victims house first and then walked to the shop nearby and found Mr. Hilario there. As of this writing, the gunman is still at large.
H3 Autoworks specializes in auto performance tuning and is very active in the racing and aftermarket scene.
Autoindustriya.com extends its deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Bong Hilario.