Photojournalist, 6 relatives wounded in QC shooting incident | Inquirer News

Photojournalist, 6 relatives wounded in QC shooting incident

By: - Reporter / @FArgosinoINQ
/ 06:15 PM June 29, 2023

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MANILA, Philippines — A photojournalist and six family members were wounded following a reported shooting incident in Barangay Masambong, Quezon City, the police said on Thursday. 

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) identified one the victims as Joshua Abiad, a photojournalist of Remate Online


Police said Abiad and his relatives were shot by gunmen onboard a vehicle heading toward Del Monte Avenue at around 3:50 p.m.


According to QCPD, the victims were traveling in their car along Corumi corner Gazan Streets when two gunmen in another vehicle blocked their path and opened fire.

A motorcycle service rider witnessed the shooting incident and alerted the Masambong police station.

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security said Abiad and his family were brought to a hospital in Quezon City for medical treatment.

Further investigation and pursuit operations are ongoing, the QCPD said.


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