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2 killed, 4 hurt in shooting incidents on New Year’s Eve

by on Jan.03, 2011, under General

Manila Police District Public Information office showed that two people were killed and four hurt in gun-shooting incidents across the city on New Year’s Eve. A tricycle driver from Maceda St., Sampaloc, was shot dead at around 10:55 a.m. last Friday, as he was standing idly at a canteen along Maria Clara St. near Prudencio St., in the same district. Footage showed two helmet-wearing men riding past twice on a blue motorcycle. The second time they stooped in the front of the victim and assaulted him before shooting him in the chest with a .45 caliber gun. The gunmen took the gold necklace of the victim allegedly worth of P60, 000.
Meanwhile a painter from Molave St., Tondo, was also shot dead by a motorcycle-riding tandem, this time with white handkerchiefs and ball caps covering their faces. The victim was drinking with friends in his residence at 8 p.m. The riders stopped in front of the group, fired several gunshots, and the victim fatally on his right chest before fleeing.
Meanwhile a 15 year old of Anonas St., Kahilum II Padacan was injured at 11 p.m. when his friend accidentally pulled the trigger of a pen gun he was showing off.

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1 injured, another dead in 2 shooting incidents

by on Dec.20, 2010, under General

A Korean national was injured after he was shot by two men who allegedly tried to rob him and his companions in barangay Kasambagan. The investigation showed that the victim was walking home with three other Korean students when two men suddenly approached them and grabbed their shoulder. The Korean resisted and intervened but the one suspects shot the latter. The suspects then fled towards sitio Paray. The one Korean national was rushed to the hospital and is now in stable condition.
Mean while a 19 year old man died after he was shot by an unidentified man believed to be a member of the notorious gang. The incident happened in barangay Kalunasan.
In the other hand another victim was died from a lone gunshot wound on the left side of his body.

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