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3 killed in CDO shootout; bystander wounded

/ 10:08 PM February 19, 2017
SHOOTOUT (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ ARNOLD ALMACEN)

SHOOTOUT (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ ARNOLD ALMACEN)

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Three persons were killed in a shootout in this city’s commercial district Sunday afternoon, police said.

One of the victims was Mawi Sulayman, 28, a resident of Barangay Bonbon and a cashier of a store selling used clothing in Daumar-Yacapin Streets.

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Police said three motorcycle-riding men passed by Jabar Ukay-Ukay and started shooting Sulayman who died instantly from gunshot wounds on different parts of his body.

A friend of Sulayman’s reportedly retaliated, which led to the deaths of two gunmen who were still unidentified as of this posting Sunday night. The other gunman escaped during the shootout.

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Recovered from the crime scene were a .45-pistol, a loaded magazine of a .45-pistol, a cellphone, and a motorcycle.

A bystander, Erlinda Ocno, 56, of Barangay Carmen, suffered a gunshot wound from a stray bullet.

Chief Insp. Mardy Hortillosa, the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office spokesperson, said they were still investigating if the shooting was due to “rido” or clan war.  SFM

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TAGS: Cagayan de Oro City, Crime, Erlinda Ocno, Mawi Sulayman, motorcycle-riding criminals, Murder, Shooting, Shootout, stray bullet injuries, Stray Bullet Victims
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