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3 killed, 5 hurt in Masbate shooting

By: - Correspondent / @mbjaucianINQ
/ 05:21 PM January 23, 2022

LIGAO CITY — Three were killed and five others were wounded in a shooting incident in Milagros town in Masbate province Saturday night, January 22, police report said Sunday.

The slain victims were identified as Bengie Cataga, Jonel Verona, and Jeddah Raven Dizon.

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Wounded were Juanito, Artemio, and Michille, all surnamed Cataga; Nino Rosero; and Felomina Dizon. They are receiving treatment at Masbate provincial hospital.

All dead and wounded victims are related to each other.

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Police initial investigation reveals that unidentified gunmen riddled the victims with bullets using a caliber .9mm, caliber .45 pistol and caliber 5.56 rifle while inside their house in Barangay (village) Capaculan at around 9:20 p.m.

Police Major Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said the motive of the shooting is still unknown.

Investigation is ongoing.

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