Jail officer killed, another wounded in Bacolod ambush | Inquirer News

Jail officer killed, another wounded in Bacolod ambush

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 01:00 PM November 09, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A jail officer died while another was wounded after they were ambushed by unidentified gunmen who opened fire at their vehicle in Bacolod City shortly before midnight on Friday.

Jail Officer 1 Jayvee Jason Vargas, 28, was killed during the attack while Gian Philip Yoro, 25, was injured, the Bacolod City Police Office said.

Vargas and Yoro–together with  Femmy Taño, 23, and Philip Yoro, 27–were aboard a pick-up truck when waylaid in Barangay Pahanocoy at around 11:50 p.m.


Jayvee died on the spot while Gian sustained injuries and was rushed to the hospital.

The gunmen fled and police were conducting a hot pursuit operation.

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