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Man wounded as raid on illegal cockfight in Isabela leads to shootout

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 06:53 PM June 21, 2021
SAN MARIANO, Isabela–Nine people were arrested when police raided a place where an alleged illegal cockfighting was held on Sunday (June 20) afternoon.
But the police operation led to a shootout when one of the suspects fired shots, leaving one of them wounded.
Lt. Julius Telan, San Mariano deputy police chief, said they discovered the illegal gambling based on a tip from the villagers.
Telan said one of the men at the site sustained a gunshot wound to his shoulder during the shootout while 20 others managed to escape.
Seized during the operation were eight fighting cocks, P5,016 bet money, 17 gaffs and six motorcycles.
JPV

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