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Abra village official killed; wife, sister wounded in shooting

/ 12:17 PM April 16, 2018
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BAGUIO CITY – Motorcycle-riding gunmen shot and killed a village councilman, and wounded his sister and his wife, the incumbent village chair, on Sunday afternoon in Pidigan town in Abra province.

Kagawad Victor Pisco of Barangay Immuli was declared dead on arrival at a hospital at about 5:30 p.m., the Cordillera police said.

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His wife, Immuli chair Elida Sales-Pisco, and sister, Myrna Pisco-Vasquez, are being treated in a hospital in Abra.

Police said the three were on an Elf truck traversing the Pidigan-Pilar Road in Barangay Monggoc when two men on a motorcycle overtook them and opened fire.

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Forensic investigators found two spent shells from a cal. 45 pistol at the crime scene. /cbb

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