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Bulacan village councilman killed in ambush

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 01:23 PM May 20, 2016

SAN ILDEFONSO, Bulacan–A village councilman was shot dead on Thursday by gunmen on a motorcycle in Barangay Alagao here.

Dionisio Ignacio, 50, Barangay Akle councilman, was shot in the head as he drove a motorcycle with Mark Anthony Rangasa, 19.

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Rangasa said he noticed the suspects tailing them before they were attacked.

Police investigators recovered three spent shells fired from a cal. .45 pistol. They also recovered an abandoned motorcycle a kilometer away from the crime scene but they would not say if it was the gunmen’s getaway vehicle.

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Ignacio was an associate of outgoing Mayor Gerald Galvez, who lost the May 9 mayoral race to his first cousin, former Mayor Carla Galvez. CDG/rga

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