Cop gunned down in Cebu
CEBU CITY –– A policeman was gunned down by still unidentified assailants in Barangay Dumlog, Toledo City, west Cebu at past 9 a.m. on Thursday.
Staff Sgt. Gerfil Geolina, 44, was driving his motorcycle when two men on board another motorcycle drove by and shot him.
Geolina, who was assigned in Asturias town in Cebu, suffered multiple gunshot wounds on the body.
Police Lieutenant Col. Junnel Caadlawon, chief of the Toledo City police, said residents near the crime scene heard a burst of gunfire.
When they went out to the street, they saw the victim lying on the ground.
Caadlawon said witnesses told investigators that the two perpetrators were wearing full-face helmets.
Investigators have yet to identify the assailants as well as the motive behind the killing.
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