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Tourism officer shot dead by riding-in-tandem suspects

/ 10:47 AM September 04, 2012

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KIDAPAWAN CITY, Philippines – The city’s tourism officer died Tuesday, barely an hour after she was rushed to a hospital here for gunshot wounds, Mayor Rodolfo Gantuangco said.

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Ma. Fe Fame died at the Kidapawan Doctors Hospital while being operated on for four bullet wounds in the abdomen around 10:05 a.m., Gantuangco said.

Fame was about to board a tricycle outside her home in Apo Sandawa Subdivision for work around 9:15 a.m. when one of two men riding in tandem pumped bullets on her, one hitting her heart, he said.

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The armed men had fled toward a still unknown direction while Fame was rushed by neighbors to the hospital.

Gantuangco said he had ordered a deeper investigation into the incident to determine the motive and the identity of the perpetrators. Carlo Agamon with a report from EdwinFernandez, Inquirer Mindanao

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