Village councilman shot dead in Sorsogon

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CASIGURAN, Sorsogon, 12Sept2017 – Village Councilman Salvador Atienza of Barangay Trece Martirez was shot dead by unknown gunmen.

The killing occurred about 4 pm on Tuesday.

According to the initial report, Atienza was driving his tricycle when 2 gunmen riding in tandem on motorcycle cruised by him and opened fire, hitting Atienza with 4 fatal bullet wounds leading to his death at a hospital.

His passengers, two minor daughters, were not hurt.

He was waylaid along Sitio Cagdagat, Boton, this town, after attending 4Ps beneficiaries meeting.

He died of gunshot wounds about 6:02 pm same day at Saints Peter and Paul Hospital.

Police were still investigating as of press time. []


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