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Cop shot dead at Laguna bus stop

By: - Correspondent / @maricarcincoINQ
/ 12:43 PM May 17, 2017
Sta. Cruz, Laguna (Google maps)

Sta. Cruz, Laguna (Google maps)

SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna — A police officer was shot dead in Sta. Cruz town in Laguna province, a police report said on Wednesday.

The victim, Police Officer 3 Rustan Agustin, assigned at the Regional Personnel Holding and Accounting Unit in Calamba City, also in Laguna, was standing at a bus stop in Barangay (village) Pagsawitan around 5 p.m. Tuesday when motorcycle-riding gunmen drove by and shot him, a report from the Sta. Cruz police said. Agustin died on the spot.

Investigators are still determining the motive for the killing.

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In Balayan town in Batangas, another policeman was shot dead by gunmen believed to be involved in the illegal drug trade. PO3 Brian de Jesus was watching a band perform in a public event when he was killed.  SFM

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