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Suspected drug peddler shot dead in Cebu City

/ 05:40 PM November 16, 2017

CEBU CITY – A lone gunman shot dead an alleged drug peddler while the latter was heading home about 10 p.m. on Wednesday in Barangay Lawaan, Talisay City, about 12 km south of the city.

Marlon Randoy, 28, and a resident of Barangay Maghaway in Talisay, was driving his motorcycle along the national highway when he was shot in the head by an unidentified assailant riding a separate motorcycle.

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The police later found three spent shells at the crime scene. A loaded pistol was found tucked in Randoy’s waist.

SPO3 Yvonne Illustrisimo, homicide investigator of Talisay police, said the victim was a small-time drug peddler.

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He said a text message found in Randoy’s mobile phone showed that the victim had a fight with someone whom the police declined to identify pending investigation.

Illustrisimo said the text message read: “Mag-unay na lang ta ani (We would end up fighting each other).

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