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Man shot dead in QC, jeepney driver wounded

/ 08:24 AM December 21, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A man was shot dead while a jeepney driver was hit by a stray bullet in a shooting incident in Quezon City Friday night, police said Saturday.

Lt. Col. Romulus Gadaoni, Quezon City Police District – Batasan Police station commander, said in his report that a traffic enforcer stationed near the San Simon footbridge along Commonwealth Avenue in Barangay Holy Spirit heard several gunshots at about 6 p.m. Friday.

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The traffic enforcer later saw a bloodied Gabriello Quitero, 54, sprawled on the ground with gunshot wounds and alerted the police.

Police were immediately deployed to the area but failed to arrest the gunman.

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Jomar Tusi, who was driving his passenger jeepney, was hit by a stray bullet and rushed to the East Avenue Medical Center, according to Gadaoni.

Recovered from the crime scene were 15 spent shells, a bullet, and three deformed fired bullets from a yet unknown caliber of firearm.

Further investigation is ongoing.

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