Published: Saturday 05 August, 2017

PHOTOS, Videos of SM Southmall Shooting: Panicked Shoppers Run to Exits

SM Southmall was filled with shoppers tonight when a shooting occurred. Shoppers eager to fin bargains during the SM Southmall ‘Big South Sale’ this weekend instead found themselves running for their lives when shots rang out at around 8:30 PM.

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Pasay councilor Borbie Rivera injured during the SM Southmall shooting. (Twitter/Eric Rabandaban/Interaksyon)

Two men in motorcycles opened fire at Door 4 of the mall – the exit at the back parking lot near Starbucks and Conti’s. The target of the shooting was apparently Pasay councilor Borbie Rivera who was leaving at the time. Rivera was injured and immediately rushed to the Asian Hospital. His condition is unknown.

According to GMA News, this was not the first attempt on Rivera’s life. He was also ambushed in June this year.

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UPDATE: Pasay councilor Borbie Rivera has died. According to GMA News, Rivera was declared dead on arrival at Asian Hospital after sustaining gunshot wounds in his dead and body.

Panicked shoppers rushed to the exits when gunfire rang out. From social media, here are some of the photos and videos of the SM Southmall shooting incident.