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Gasoline retailer shot dead

  • Written by Jojo C. Magsombol
  • Published in Provincial
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A gasoline retailer was gunned down by two unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen in front of his store in Bgy. San Isidro, Lipa City, the other day.

City police commander Supt. Carlos E. Barde identified the victim as Rolly Lacanaria Cabacu-ngan, alias Noel, 42, married, a native of Mangaldan, Pangasinan, and a resident of Purok 7, Bgy. San Isidro, Lipa City.
   
Detectives SPO1 Ronilo Canaman Balita, PO3 June Olave Gonzales and PO2 Homer Guevarra Mercado said the victim was at his gasoline retail store in Bgy. San Isidro when the two unidentified suspects on board a motorcycle arrived and shot the victim at close range, causing his instantaneous death.
   
The suspects, however, quickly sped towards the direction of Bgy. Sto. Niño, Lipa City, carrying their weapons, investigators said.
   
The city police station requested for assistance from Scene of the Crime Operatives whose members recovered seven spent shell casings for cal. .45 pistol.
   
The body of the victim was brought to Lacorte Funeral Homes for autopsy.