Police officer gunned down in Quezon City
MANILA, Philippines — A police officer was killed Thursday when two-motorcycle riding men shot him in Quezon City.
Police Patrolman Michael Delos Reyes, 36, was on his way to fetch his children from school aboard his motorcycle about 1:30 p.m. when the suspects attacked him.
According to a report from the Quezon City Police District-Masambong Station, police operatives have launched a manhunt against the assailants who managed to immediately escape after shooting Delos Reyes.
Police recovered from the crime scene seven pieces of spent shells from a caliber .45 gun, a deformed slug, and a fragment of a fired bullet.
An investigation is still ongoing, as of posting time, to determine the motive behind the incident, police said. /kga
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