Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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Lucena drug suspect cheats death for a second time

LUCENA CITY – A drug personality survived a second attempt on her life here early Monday, police said.

A police report said a gunman armed with caliber .38 revolver forcibly entered the house of Cyrelle Aranas-Escalona in Barangay (village) Gulang-Gulang at about 1 a.m. and shot her in the back of the head.

The gunman immediately fled after shooting the 31-year-old victim.


Escalona survived the shooting and was brought to a hospital where she is undergoing treatment. Police recovered a bullet fragment at the crime scene.

Police records showed that the victim was arrested and detained in 2011 on drug charges.

Last May 16, she survived assassination and positively identified her would-be killer, police said. CBB

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