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Man shot while sleeping at home

/ 07:02 AM February 23, 2013

A 49-YEAR-OLD man was critically wounded after he was shot by two unidentified assailants in his house in barangay Jugan, Consolacion, northern Cebu.

Ricardo Alivio sustained a gunshot wound in the chest. The victim was confined in a hospital in Cebu City.

Police said Alivio was sleeping in the terrace of his house when he was shot past 10 p.m. Thursday.

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Two men were seen fleeing the area after the shooting, police said.

Relatives brought the victim to the hospital.

Yesterday morning, police arrested 19-year-old Clinton Diaz as a suspect in the shooting.

Diaz, a resident in the barangay, denied involvement in the shooting.

Police said the man was brought to the PNP Crime Laboratory for a paraffin test.

Diaz admitted to the police he and the victim figured in a trouble a few years ago./CORRESPONDENT NORMAN V. MENDOZA

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