Barangay Tanod shot dead; gunman escapes

A BARANGAY tanod was shot dead yesterday dawn by an unidentified person in a disco in Sitio Imburnal, Barangay Tubod, Minglanilla. Ronald Lawas, 23, had been assigned to help secure the event when he was attacked at 3.55 a.m. yesterday. The unidentified person approached Lawas and shot him at the back of his head. PO2 Tajer Rajab of the Minglanilla Police Station said some of the bystanders who witnessed the crime tried to apprehend the gunman but he fled. Investigators believe that the shooting may be related to Lawas’ work as a tanod. (JKV)
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