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Woman shot dead by RIT gunmen

  • Written by Steve A. Gosuico
  • Published in Provincial
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CABANATUAN City -- A woman, believed to be engaged in the illegal drugs trade, was gunned down by two motorcycle-riding assassins last Wednesday here.

City police commander Supt. Ponciano B. Zafra identified the victim as Rica Magtalas, 21, single, of Purok 2, Bgy. Imelda, this city.
   
She was peppered with bullets by two unidentified men riding a motorcycle in Purok 1 while she was walking along the barangay road at 2 p.m.
   
Zafra said the victim is on the watchlist of suspected drug personalities of the Cabanatuan police.
   
Police recovered at the crime scene four spent shells and two deformed slugs for unknown caliber of gun.
   
They said the victim’s body was brought to Loida Funeral Homes for autopsy.
   
Police are still investigating the motive behind the attack.