Teen gunned down in Masbate
LEGAZPI CITY — A teenager was shot and killed by an unidentified assailant on Saturday night while the teen was driving his motorcycle in Cataingan town in Masbate province, a police report said Sunday.
The victim, Jessie Ynot, 19, a student and resident of Barangay (village) Cadulawan, was onboard his motorcycle and was on his way to attend a fiesta in Barangay Maanahao at around 11:50 p.m. when he was waylaid by an unidentified gunman, Police Maj. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said.
The report said the gunman hid at a grassy portion of the road and subsequently fired several rounds from a still unknown type of gun, killing the victim instantly.
Police are still investigating the incident.
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