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Alleged ‘hit man’ gunned down in Quezon

/ 11:08 AM January 17, 2019

LUCENA CITY—An alleged gun-for-hire was shot and killed by a still unidentified assailant in Tiaong town in Quezon province shortly before midnight Wednesday, police said.

A Quezon police report said Leo Monares, 33, was driving his tricycle in Barangay (village) Lumingon around 11:20 p.m. when the gunman suddenly appeared and shot him twice on his head, killing him instantly.

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Investigators said the victim was allegedly involved in gun-for-hire activities and had a warrant of arrest for murder issued by a court in Rosario, Batangas.

Police were investigating the shooting incident. DELFIN T. MALLARI JR./lzb

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