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By Bong Garcia
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
A TOWN leader was killed by three men on Sunday evening in the village of Upper Calarian in Zambaonga City, the police reported.
The Police Station 8 (PS8) said the incident took place around 8:20 p.m.
Killed was Gilbert Monsira, the leader of Purok 5, Upper Calarian, the police said.
Wounded was Nonoy Dela Cruz, who was shot by responding policemen after he was caught in possession of a caliber .45 pistol and tried to draw his gun upon seeing the responding policemen.
Investigation showed that Dela Cruz and two others namely Suelo Bagyoso and Michael Aliria, who were drunk and quarreling, allegedly stabbed and shot Monsira after the purok leader pacified them.
Delas Cruz was hospitalized while Bagyoso was detained.
Aliria is at large after he eluded arrest, the police said.