The two attackers let off a single bullet into the student’s head then fled on a waiting motorbike. An empty shell from a.45 caliber pistol was found at the scene. She was rushed to hospital but she died inside the ambulance. A man who had a previous relationship with Ms Balagtas will be investigated. Ms Balagtas was a student at the University of Regina Carmeli College. Shocked classmates this week paid tribute to Mary, who had the nickname ‘Tin’. ‘We will sincerely miss you. We love you, Mary Christine ‘Tin’. May you rest beautifully in peace, our dear friend.,” they said. Witnesses said that two men had been seen in the neighbourhood before the shooting. The police have found leads that may help identify the criminals. the authorities have yet to divulge any information about the reason for the killing of Mary Christine Balagtas.