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Extortionist kill trisikad driver

by on Dec.18, 2010, under Places

Two unidentified men allegedly shot dead a trisikad driver after the latter refused to give money on C. Padilla St,. Barangay Duljo Fatima. Police said that the victim was 35, married, of Sitio Lawis, Barangay Mambaling died on the spot due to fatal gunshot wounds he sustained on the different parts of the body. The victim was reportedly driving his trisikad towards Carbon Market and when he reached C. Padilla St., at around 4 a.m. the two men flagged him down and asked money from him. But the victim allegedly refused prompting one of the suspects to pull out a gun and suddenly shot him several times to his back and left and right sides of his body. They found the lifeless body of the victim lying on his back along the road with several gunshot wounds to his body. Police recovered a short magazine of caliber .45 pistol with six live ammunitions and five empty shells of the same caliber from the crime scene. The initial investigation showed that the victim was shot when he refused to give money to the perpetrators but they are also verifying if the victim had conflict with someone.

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