According to local residents, they heard a gunshot at around 3.30 a.m. and later found Gill's body lying in a pool of blood around 8 a.m. The Local police found a .357 revolver one metre away from the body of the victim.

The police suspects that it might be a past grudge that led to the killing or the victim may have tried to resist a robbery bid.

Davao City is on Mindanao island and is the largest city in the Philippines by land area. The city has been witness to a spate of shooting incidents in recent times and Gill became the 38th casualty, according to the report.

(Agencies)

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