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FILIPINO RADIO HOST SHOT DEAD WHILE LIVE STREAMING AT HIS HOME
Filipino radio host shot dead while live streaming at his home
10 November 2023 | 09:20

A radio broadcaster, Juan Jumalon, also known as “DJ Johnny Walker was shot dead while live streaming his program on Facebook at his home in the southern Philippines, prompting a hunt for his killers and condemnation from the country’s president.

Jumalon’s broadcasts usually aired on the Facebook page 94.7 Gold Mega Calamba FM, a Visayan-language station with about 2,900 followers. Callers to the show regularly discussed a wide range of topics from relationships to neighbourhood issues.

According to a reports from the Misamis Occidental Police Department, the incident happened at around 5:35 a.m. when the perpetrator entered the station and shot Jumalon in the face, and he was pronounced dead in hospital.

Police also said they have identified at least three suspects, including two people who entered the house and a getaway driver. They added that they are investigating potential motives, including whether the attack was related to Jumalon’s broadcast work or personal matters.



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