Mechanic gunned down in Ifugao

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KIANGAN, IFUGAO – A 50-year old mechanic who is also one of the listed drug personalities in nearby Lagawe town died after he was shot to death by a lone gunman while he was repairing a motor vehicle in his residence at ulo, Hucab, here, Thursday.

Senior Superintendent Constancio Chinayog, Jr., officer-in-charge of the Ifugao Provincial Police Office, identified the fatality as Joseph Parcasio “aka” Bobot, 50, single, mechanic, native of San Manuel, Tarlac and temporarily residing at Ulo, Hucab, Kiangan, Ifugao.

Initial police investigation showed the victim was currently repairing a motor vehicle in front of his residence when the lone armed suspect suddenly appeared from nowhere and shot him once hitting him on his head.

He was rushed by concerned neighbors to the Panupdupan District Hospital in nearby Lamut town but he was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians due to a lone gunshot wound on his head.

The case has been subjected to further investigation as witnesses averred that there was no person around the vicinity of their house when the incident allegedly happened.

By Dexter A. See

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