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Village chairman killed, public safety officer injured in Cagayan shooting

/ 09:25 PM May 27, 2019

Village chairman killed, public safety officer injured in Cagayan shooting

MANILA, Philippines — A village chairman was killed while a public safety officer was injured in a shooting incident in Barangay Lallayug, Tuao West in Cagayan province, police said on Monday.

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The Cagayan police identified the fatality as Orlino Gannaban, 52, chairman in the said municipality, while the injured victim was identified as Espidio Zingabo.

According to police, the victims were on board a motorcycle when a lone gunman suddenly appeared and opened fire at them on Sunday at around 3:30 p.m.

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Gannaban died on the spot while Zingabo was rushed to Tuao District Hospital for treatment. The gunman fled to an unknown direction, according to police.

Personnel of Tuao Police Station have launched a follow-up operation for the arrest of the gunman.

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