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Town administrator killed in San Mateo, Isabela

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 09:43 PM July 01, 2019

SAN MATEO, Isabela — This town’s 59-year-old administrator was shot dead by two motorcycle-riding gunmen along the national road in Dagupan village on Monday night (July 1), police said.

Napoleon Hernandez, a former Isabela board member, was driving his home with his wife when the motorcycle riders shot him through the vehicle’s left window at 7:20 p.m., according to Police Captain Frances Littaua, Isabela police spokesperson.

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Hernandez was hit in the chest. His wife, Pia, was unhurt.

Hernandez had just completed his first day at work after attending the inauguration of San Mateo Mayor Gregorio Pua.

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