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Crime gang member dead in Laguna shootout

/ 11:58 AM December 30, 2020

SAN PEDRO CITY –– An alleged member of a criminal gang in Laguna province was killed in a shootout with the police in this city on Tuesday evening, authorities said Wednesday.

The police identified the slain suspect as James Elomina, a member of the Irineo Fajardo Criminal Group.

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Elomina had a pending warrant of arrest for homicide, the police also said.

A report from the Laguna police said intelligence officers tracked down Elomina in Barangay Cuyab here around 10 p.m. on Tuesday.

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As police attempted to serve the warrant, Elomina reportedly scurried off, prompting a chase.

Elomina drew and fired a gun, forcing authorities to return fire, the police claimed. He was rushed to the Jose Amante Hospital in this city but he died on the way.

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