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Cop shot dead in Iligan City

/ 08:11 PM June 14, 2022
Cop shot dead in Iligan City

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ILIGAN CITY — A police investigator of Iligan City Police Station 4 (ICPS 4) based in Barangay Tambacan here was shot dead on Tuesday afternoon.

Police Major Zandrex Panolong, spokesperson of the Iligan City Police Office, said Police Senior Master Sergeant Ruel C. Vacal 42, ICPS 4 chief investigator, was traveling home past 2 p.m. on Tuesday in Barangay Santa Elena aboard his motorcycle when two motorcycle-riding gunmen flagged him down in Purok Violeta Orellana in Barangay Tubod.

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One of the men then shot Vacal in his abdomen thrice before fleeing.

Vacal was rushed to nearby Mercy Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Panolong said they are still investigating the possible motive of the attack.

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