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2 dead in QC mall shooting

/ 07:55 AM September 15, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – A woman shot and killed her husband and a civilian guard inside a shopping mall in Quezon City Wednesday night, police said.

Sheila Macapugay fired at Abel Macapugay, a sales clerk at SM North EDSA, at past 7 p.m., said Senior Police Officer 2 Roldan Dapat of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit of Quezon City Police District Station 2.

Ricardo Inamac III, a civilian guard who tried to wrestle the firearm from her, was also shot.

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Both victims were rushed to the Quezon City General Hospital but were declared dead on arrival, said Dapat.

He said that charges were being readied against the suspect who has been put under police custody.

He said that an investigation was ongoing to determine how Macapugay was able to carry a gun inside the shopping mall.

The motive behind the shooting is unclear as of posting time.

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TAGS: Crime, Mall shooting, Police, Safety of citizens, Security, SM North Edsa
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