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Ex-radioman shot dead in Negros Occidental

/ 01:45 PM June 27, 2018
Julius Barellano

Julius Barellano, 36, former reporter of Brigada News FM in San Carlos. Benjie Talisic / Inquirer Visayas

CEBU CITY – A former radio reporter was shot and killed by two unidentified men aboard a motorcycle while about to leave his house in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental on Wednesday morning.

The victim was identified as Julius Barellano, 36, who used to be a reporter of Brigada News FM in San Carlos.

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Barellano was about to leave his house at Sitio CotCot Hacienda Medina Barangay Rizal about 8:30 a.m. when he was shot several times by still unknown perpetrators, said Supt. Drtagnan Katalbas Jr., San Carlos City police chief, in a telephone interview.

Katalbas said personal grudge was among the angles being looked into although he had ordered a thorough investigation to determine the motive and identify the gunmen.

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He said that since Barellano was no longer working in the broadcast media, the investigators would look at his commentaries on Facebook, which might give a clue to solve the case.

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