Cop shot dead in Cebu City
CEBU CITY — A policeman was shot dead by an unidentified assailant outside a fitness gym in Sitio Malbog, Barangay Poblacion, Alegria town on June 13, Wednesday evening.
PO3 Jonathan Tilos, 36, from Barangay Tisa, Cebu City suffered several bullet wounds on his body, police said.
PO2 Leopoldo Tagalog, of Alegria Police Station, said Tilos had a heated argument with a still unidentified person before the incident happened.
“After he got out of the gym, an unidentified assailant shot him several times,” said Tagalog.
The victim was rushed to the nearest hospital but was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians.
Tilos was assigned at the Provincial Intelligence Branch of Cebu City Police Office before he was transferred to Ginatilan Police Station.
Police are now in a hot pursuit operation for the capture of the assailant and conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the attack.
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