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Policewoman shot dead in Cebu

/ 09:02 AM July 12, 2018

CEBU CITY— A policewoman was killed after a still unidentified suspect shot her several times early Thursday in Tabuelan, Cebu.

The victim was identified as Police Officer 1 (PO1) Avita “Jiji” Sarsuelo, who was assigned at the Provincial Admin Holding Unit of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO).

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Sarsuelo used to be assigned in Pilar town in the neighboring province of Bohol.

Police Officer 2 (PO2) Jerome Mellor, Desk Officer of Tabuelan Police Station, told Cebu Daily News that they recieved a call from a concerned citizen to inform them of a shooting incident, which happened past 5 a.m. in Barangay Poblacion.

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Mellor said investigation is still underway to identify the gunman and determine the motive behind the attack.             /kga

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TAGS: Avita "Jiji" Sarsuelo, Cebu City, Crime, ‎Police, Shooting
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