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Drug surrenderer, namesake of Albert Martinez, killed in Quezon

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Drug surrenderer, namesake of Albert Martinez, killed in Quezon

LUCENA CITY – A drug surrenderer was shot dead in Quezon province Thursday night, police said Friday.

Report from Quezon police headquarters said a 33-year-old namesake of actor Albert Martinez was gunned down while driving his tricycle along a provincial road in Barangay (village) Pahinga Norte in Candelaria town around 8:30 p.m.

Police said the unidentified gunman armed with caliber .45 pistol suddenly shot the victim on his back several times hitting him in different parts of the body.

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The victim, who earlier surrendered to authorities in the government’s war on illegal drugs, died on the way to Peter Paul Hospital in the town proper.

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TAGS: Albert Martinez, Candelaria, Drug war, quezon, war on drugs
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