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Laguna village councilor shot dead

By: - Correspondent / @maricarcincoINQ
/ 02:12 PM September 26, 2017

SAN PEDRO CITY — A village councilor in Biñan City in Laguna province was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen on Tuesday morning.

The victim Eugenio Espinosa, a councilor from Barangay (village) Zapote, was driving his motorcycle with his son when a pair of gunmen, also on board a motorcycle, drove next to them and shot the victim in Barangay Mamplasan around 7:45 a.m., according to a police report.

Espinosa was shot in the head but his son was unhurt.

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In a phone interview, Biñan City police chief Supt. Reydante Ariza said Espinosa was included in Barangay Zapote’s “watchlist” for illegal drugs. Investigation is still ongoing. /je

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