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Legazpi City shootout: Cops kill suspect in slay try of trader

By: - Correspondent / @msarguellesINQ
/ 10:40 PM November 15, 2017
Scene of Legazpi City shootout

Police cordon off area where a shootout with suspected assassins took place in Legazpi City on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. ( Photo by SHAN GABRIEL APULI / Inquirer Southern Luzon)

LEGAZPI CITY —  Police officers killed one of two suspects in the slay try of a trader in a shootout Wednesday afternoon in front of a mall in this city’s business district, according to Chief Insp. Arthur Gomez, spokesperson of the Albay Police Provincial Office.

Before the shootout the suspects – Marlon Magsino and 43-year-old Michael Malveda – were riding in tandem on a motorbike.

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They shot at a van on board of which was 48-year-old businessman Alex Herrman Alemania, reportedly the chairman of Lucky V Prime Enterprises Corp., operator of the Small Town Lottery (STL) in Albay.

Alemania was with woman and several other companions during the shooting.

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Alemania and the woman, who were injured, were taken to the nearby Albay Doctors Hospital.

Responding police officers got into a shootout with the two suspects at around 5:30 p.m. in front of a mall on Quezon Avenue in this city.

Magsino, a resident of Barangay San Andres in Malvar town in Batangas province, died instantly in the firefight.

Malveda, a resident of Barangay San Lucas in Lipa City, survived with injuries. He was taken to the Bicol Regional Teaching and Training Hospital in Daraga town. /atm

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