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Filipino actor shot dead on set

Abella was playing a masked gunman and riding on the back of a motorcycle while filming Going Somewhere in the Philippines when the guard, Eddie Cuizon, took aim and killed him on Saturday (30Oct10).

Cuizon surrendered to the police and now faces homicide charges, according to the Associated Press.

Police Chief Alexis Relado says, “I don’t know why he still accosted them. Just as he reached the motorcycle, the director signalled action.

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“He thought they were going to escape; that’s why he grabbed (Abella) by the shirt and shot him immediately.”

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