Doctor shot dead on busy avenue in Cotabato City
COTABATO CITY – An unidentified assailant shot dead a doctor on busy Governor Gutierrez Avenue here Monday afternoon, police said.
Chief Insp. Reynaldo Delantien, Station 2 chief of the Cotabato City Police Office, identified the slain doctor as Amalia Senada Gutierrez, a 58-year-old resident of Governor Gutierrez Avenue, Rosary Heights 9.
According to Delantien, the shooting occurred at around 4:30 p.m., a busy time for the road, which leads to the Office of the Regional Governor of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
The victim’s driver, 22-year-old Alexander Cuanan, 22, told investigators that he had just parked the doctor’s Ford Everest when he heard a gunshot.
He ran towards a nearby store and hid there.
The attacker fled toward interior portion of Rosary Heights. –Edwin O. Fernandez
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