ZAMBOANGA

Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill policeman

A POLICEMAN assigned with Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) was killed in a gun attack by motorcycle-riding assailants in Zamboanga City, an official said Saturday, June 1.

Police Colonel Joseph Thomas Martir, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) director, said the incident happened at 5:35 p.m. Saturday in Barangay Tumaga.

Martir identified the victim as Police Corporal Edgar Gaganting, who is presently assigned with the DEU of Police Station 4 of the ZCPO.

Gaganting was rushed but did not make it alive to the hospital.

Martir said investigation showed Gaganting was driving a motorcycle when shot by one of two men riding on another motorcycle that tailed the victim.

He said investigation continues in a bid to establish the identities of the suspects behind the incident. (SunStar Philippines)


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