Cebu City resident killed in Minglanilla

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Sunday, February 3, 2013


A MAN who was a resident of Pier 6, Cebu City was found with a gunshot wound in the abdomen in Barangay Tunghaan, Minglanilla, Cebu at 2 a.m. yesterday.

The victim, identified as Romel Pueblos, 21, died two hours after he was taken to the Minglanilla District Hospital.

Pueblos was found by Richard Ibora, who was checking the water meters in the area.

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A team of operatives from the Minglanilla Police Station arrived and brought Pueblos to the hospital.

PO2 Niki Clarisan of the Minglanilla Police Station said an investigation is being conducted to find out the motive in the attack as well as to know what Pueblos was doing in Minglanilla when his address is in Cebu City.

He said coordination will be made with the Cebu City Police Office for the background of Pueblos.

In a separate attack, a man died after he was shot in Barangay Inayagan, City of Naga last Friday midnight.

Angelo Tapdasan was walking along the road in Sitio Bayong when the gunman allegedly shot him.

He was rushed to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center but died on the way there.

According to the police investigation, Tapdasan was hit in the arm and chest.

Two slugs were recovered at the crime scene.

Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on February 03, 2013.

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