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Teen gunned down in Masbate

By: - Correspondent / @msarguellesINQ
/ 11:35 AM January 19, 2020

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.

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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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