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Jeepney dispatcher shot dead near burger joint in QC

/ 08:29 PM November 18, 2013

MANILA, Philippines — A jeepney dispatcher was killed by a motorcycle-riding assailant as he was hanging around a burger joint in his neighborhood on Sunday night, in Quezon City.

Antonio Centino, 61, died on the spot after being shot once by a lone gunman on a motorcycle in Barangay (village) Bagbag.

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SPO1 Randy Bantillo, case investigator, said the victim was attacked in front of an Angel’s Hamburger outlet along Quirino Highway.

Centino was then watching videos on his cellphone at around 7:45 p.m. Sunday when a man walked up to him.

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The gunman approached the victim from behind and shot him before boarding a parked motorcycle to make his escape.

Bantillo said Centino suffered a lone gunshot wound at the back of his head, with the bullet exiting at the front.

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