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Suspected motorcycle thief killed in gunfight with Isabela cops

/ 07:20 PM August 05, 2019

TUMAUINI, Isabela — A 25-year-old man was killed while his two companions escaped during a reported gunfight with police on Sunday (Aug. 4).

Police identified the slain suspect as Geoffrey Divina, 25, a resident of District 2, Gamu town.

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Investigators said a villager reported that three men stole his motorcycle, prompting police to chase the suspects who engaged the lawmen in a gun battle.

Divina was killed instantly while his two cohorts managed to escape.

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Recovered from Davina were a .38-caliber revolver, three bullets, a sachet of suspected meth, drug paraphernalia and the stolen motorcycle. Villamor Visaya/TSB

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