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Ex-soldier shot dead at birthday gathering in Cagayan

/ 05:08 PM September 25, 2017

TUGUEGARAO CITY — A retired Army soldier was shot dead on Sunday night by a drinking buddy at Lal-lo town in Cagayan province, police said.

Dalmacio Asuncion, 55, was allegedly killed by James Dorado, 44, during a birthday gathering, said PO2 Vemar Paliwanan, Lal-lo police investigator.

Dorado had allegedly been offended by something Asuncion said. He left the party, proceeded to his house and returned with a cal. 38 handgun.

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Dorado killed the former soldier and fled. /je

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