Deputy city prosecutor slain in Apayao gun attack
TUGUEGARAO CITY—The deputy prosecutor of the City of Ilagan in Isabela province was shot and killed Wednesday by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Conner town, Apayao province, police said.
Lawyer Victor Begtang Jr. was already near his house in Barangay Malama when the assailants shot him while he was inside his car.
Begtang suffered four bullet wounds to his body and was declared dead on arrival at the Conner District Hospital.
Investigators have yet to determine the motive behind the attack.
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