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Drug suspect shot dead in San Carlos City

AN ALLEGED drug personality was shot to death by an unidentified lone gunman inside his house in Barangay 2, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental Wednesday, January 9.

Killed was Regan Balopeños, 31, of the said village.

Investigation showed that the victim was having lunch with his family when the assailant who pretended to buy a banana at their sari-sari store fired at him.

He was hit several times.

The gunman then escaped on board a black motorcycle driven by his unidentified companion.

Balopeños was rushed to a hospital but was declared dead upon arrival due to multiple gunshot wounds.

Police recovered from the scene five fired cartridges, two deformed slugs, and a slug of .45 caliber.

The investigation is still ongoing.


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