Jeepney barker gunned down in Baguio

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BAGUIO CITY – A jeepney barker who is included in the list od drug personalities in the city died after he was gunned down by a still unidentified suspect while directing traffic in a jeepney terminal along Lower Magsaysay, here, Thursday.

Senior Superintendent George D. Daskeo, City Director of the Baguio ?City Police Office (BCPO), identified the fatality as  Marvin Llamido Lazate, of legal age, barker, and a resident at No. 379, Guisad Central, Baguio City.

Initial police investigation showed the victim was busy directing traffic in a jeepney terminal when the still unidentified armed suspect appeared and shot him on his chest before fleeing towards an undisclosed direction.

The victim was rushed by concerned bystanders to the Pines City Doctors Hospital for medical treatment but he later expired while undergoing medical treatment.

The case is still subject to further investigation considering that the suspect was included as one of the drug personalities in the watchlist of the local police force.

By Dexter A. See

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