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Teacher gunned down in Quezon province

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 11:18 AM June 29, 2021

LUCENA CITY—A female public school teacher was shot and killed Monday by a gunman in Sariaya town in Quezon province, police said Tuesday.

The Sariaya police reported that Marilou Lagaya, 48, was aboard a motorcycle driven by her cousin, Maricel Surquia, when the assailant, armed with a caliber .45 pistol, repeatedly shot Lagaya at 3:40 p.m. in the sub-village of Berhinan in Manggalang village. Lagaya died on the spot.

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The gunman escaped.

The report said Lagaya was on her way home from the elementary school in the village where she was teaching.

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Investigators have yet to determine the motive behind the shooting, even as the police are in hot pursuit of the suspect.

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