Catalina Aguas, 50, a cashier for a shawarma shop, was shot dead by a man on a motorcycle who grabbed her bag in front of her home in Barangay San Isidro, Makati City sometime before dawn on Thursday, December 1.
"CCTV footage showed that Aguas fought back when the assailant grabbed her bag. The still-unidentified robber shot her in the head," reports Robertzon Ramirez in the Philippine Star.
According to Aguas's relatives, somebody had tried to rob her before. However, in that instance, she managed to fight off the robber.
The police are now trying to determine the identity of the robber who killed Aguas.