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Masbate town cop gunned down

By: - Correspondent / @msarguellesINQ
/ 08:02 AM November 08, 2019

LEGAZPI CITY – A police officer was gunned down Thursday night by a lone assassin in Batuan, Masbate.

Police Senior Master Sergeant Oscar Alegada, 43, a native of Batuan and assigned at the town’s police station, was gunned down along a road in Barangay (village) Canvanez at around 7:10 p.m., Maj. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson said.

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Witnesses said Alegada was conversing with a police non-uniformed personnel, when he was attacked.

The victim sustained several gunshot wounds to the head and expired en route to hospital.

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Police set up checkpoints and launched pursuit operations against the gunman. /gsg

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