Village councilor in Masbate town shot dead | Inquirer News

Village councilor in Masbate town shot dead

Masbate village councilor shot dead

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LEGAZPI CITY — A village councilor in Baleno town in Masbate was shot and killed by unidentified assailants on Sunday afternoon, police reported.

Masbate police said Noli Licup, 56, a resident of Barangay (village) Docol was shot by two unidentified gunmen in Barangay (village) Tinapian at around 1:40 p.m.

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Initial investigation revealed that the victim was riding a motorcycle when he was attacked by the suspects who shot him multiple times in the back.

Licup died on the spot.

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Recovered at the crime scene were six caliber .45 shell casings.

The police conducted a hot pursuit operation for the possible apprehension of the suspects.

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