Cop about to get out of motorboat slain in Northern Samar
ORMOC CITY – Four unidentified men killed Monday a policeman assigned to the Provincial Intelligence Unit of the Northern Samar Police Office in Barangay Calingnan, Catubig town, Northern Samar.
Staff Sergeant Joerel Pajac, 39, was about to disembark from a motorboat, when the perpetrators, who appeared to be waiting at the seaport, shot him several times.
The policeman immediately jumped into the river to escape, but the suspects continued shooting him and fled towards the direction of Barangay San Francisco, Catubig.
Lt. Col Ma. Bella Rentuaya, the spokesperson of the Eastern Visayas police, said Pajac’s body was found after more than an hour.
Pajac suffered gunshot wounds on his head and left shoulder and was brought to the Catubig District Hospital, where the attending physician declared him dead on arrival.
The local police are conducting a pursuit operation to arrest the assailants.
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