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Dismissed cop shot dead by riding-in-tandem in Tondo

/ 10:39 AM December 07, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — A dismissed police officer was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Tondo, Manila Thursday.

Manila Police identified the victim as PO3 Rodrigo Asuan Jr., a former member of the Jose Abad Santos Police Station of the Manila Police District. Police said Asuan died on the spot.

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An initial police report on Thursday said the two suspects shot the victim while he was on board his motorcycle in front of the T. Paez Elementary School in Balut, Tondo.

Police said Asuan sustained gunshot wounds in the back .

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Meanwhile, police have launched a follow-up operation against the suspects. /muf

 

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