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Coast guard apprentice shot dead in Pangasinan — PCG

/ 04:24 PM January 13, 2022

Coast guard apprentice shot dead

MANILA, Philippines — A coast guard apprentice was shot dead by a still unidentified gunman in Sual town in Pangasinan on Tuesday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported Thursday.

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According to the PCG, the victim, identified as Angelo Martinez, 23, was having a conversation with the gunman before he was shot in the mouth at around 11:45 p.m.

A concerned citizen saw Martinez’s body lying beside his motorcycle and immediately reported the incident to the nearest police station.

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Found beside Martinez were two 9mm pistol shells.

Martinez was rushed to the hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

In a statement, PCG District Southern Tagalog Commander, CG Commodore Genito Basilio, sent his condolences.

“He will not be able to achieve his dreams and aspirations anymore as he was ruthlessly slain by a still unknown gunman,” Basilio said.

“My snappy salute to you. Salamat sa serbisyo mo sa bayan, anak,” he added.

/MUF

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