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Negros Oriental city councilor shot dead

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 03:24 PM February 18, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — A city councilor in Negros Oriental was shot dead by two unidentified assailants aboard a motorcycle on Tuesday morning.

Police said the victim, Alex Tizon, 66, of Bayawan City, was driving his vehicle along a national highway in Brgy. Villareal at around 10:40 a.m. when assailants overtook his vehicle and fired shots at him, killing him instantly.

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Recovered from the crime scene were four fired cartridges of a 9-millimeter revolver.

The assistance of the Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) was requested. Police are also already in hot pursuit of the suspects.

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The motive for the killing is yet to be established by police.

Edited by EDV
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