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Tricycle driver shot dead in Digos City

/ 12:47 PM September 05, 2019

DIGOS CITY –– What seemed like a tire explosion turned out to be a gun attack that killed a tricycle driver waiting for passengers along Sta. Ana road in Barangay Tres de Mayo here around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Lt. Colonel John Wasit, information officer of the provincial police office, identified the victim as Phil Fritz Estanzo Yamono, 31, a resident of Estrada 4th Street, Barangay Zone 2.

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He was declared dead on arrival at a government hospital due to a single bullet that pierced through his right chest.

Wasit said Yamono’s killer and the motive of the attack were still unknown.

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Yamono’s killing was the second murder case in the city in two weeks, which is unusual in this relatively peaceful capital of Davao del Sur.

Last August 22, motorcycle-riding gunmen also shot dead a call center agent in Barangay San Miguel. /lzb

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