Meat vendor shot dead in Masbate City market

Meat vendor shot dead in Masbate City market

Meat vendor shot dead in Masbate City market


LEGAZPI CITY— A meat vendor was shot and killed while another person was injured in an incident inside Masbate City public market on Saturday, March 23.

The victim, identified as Edward Canino, 30, a resident of Barangay (village) Espinosa in Masbate City was standing inside the meatshop he works at when the gunman appeared at around 2:45 p.m. and repeatedly shot him, Brigadier General Andre Perez Dizon, Bicol police director, said in a report.


Canino died instantly while another victim, who was not identified in the report, was wounded and taken to the Masbate Provincial Hospital where he received treatment.


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The assailant fled the scene after the shooting incident.

An investigation is ongoing to establish the motive and the suspects behind the incident.

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