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4 killed, 1 hurt in shooting incidents in Masbate

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4 killed, 1 hurt in shooting incidents in Masbate

/ 10:57 AM June 18, 2017

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LEGAZPI CITY – At least four were killed while a barangay (village) official was wounded in four separate shooting incidents in Masbate province over the weekend.

Senior Inspector Maria Luisa Calubaquib, information officer of police in Bicol, said in a report that Jerry Rosero was shot to death by two unidentified gunmen in Cabitan village in Mandaon town at about 5:30 a.m. on Sunday.

On Saturday, Crisanto Capellan of Buenavista village of Uson town was gunned down by three armed men at about 12:30 p.m. after a drinking spree. Investigations revealed the victim was followed by the suspects to welding shop where he was shot multiple times.

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On Friday, Eric Abellera was killed by unidentified motorcycle riding men in Bat-ongan village of Mandaon town at about 7:15 p.m. while at4:10 p.m., Renato Tolosa of Begia village of Cawayan town was also shot to death by two unidentified gunmen using caliber 9-mm and caliber .45 pistols.

Calubaquib said in a report that in the same incident, Oscar Kuambot, barangay kagawad (councilman) of the said place, was hit by a stray bullet in the stomach and was brought to Masbate Provincial Hospital for medical treatment. CBB

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