The victim was identified as Junreal Kamaong, 37 years old and a resident of Barangay Poblacion in Datu Saudi Ampatuan town also in Maguindanao.
Police investigation revealed Kamaong was on his way to Datu Piang to report for work. Upon reaching Barangay Dapiawan, he reportedly stepped off his vehicle to purchase some things when he was shot from behind.
The victim was shot in the head and at the back reportedly causing his death.
Police were reportedly facing difficulty in investigating the incident. No one reportedly wants to come out as a witness to the shooting.