Carcar mayor's son shot dead

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Sunday, May 13, 2012

CEBU (Updated 1:29 p.m.) -- Police say an unidentified person shot dead a son of a mayor in southern Cebu during a fiesta celebration in Carcar City early Sunday.

The victim Carl Vinson Apura, 25, son of Carcar City Mayor Nicepuro Apura, was attending a benefit dance in the village of Valladolid when a lone gunman appeared and shot him once in the head.

Onlookers rushed the victim to a hospital but he was declared dead on arrival by attending doctors.

Carl Vinson was the youngest son of the mayor.

Police are looking at gang feud angle as the younger Apura had been affiliated with a local fraternity.

Local authorities are hunting down the suspects as of this posting. (Sunnex)

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