Tanod shot dead in Talisay

By: Delta Dyrecka Letigio October 09,2018 - 12:49 PM

A tanod from the mountain barangay of Sinsin in Cebu City was shot dead by two still unidentified motorcycle-riding men while at Zone 5 Barangay Lagtang, Talisay City past 11 a.m. today (October 9).

PO1 June Zamora of the Talisay City Police Office homicide section identified the fatality as a certain Roger Labajo, who works as a barangay tanod in Sinsin and a motorcycle-for-hire driver at the same time.

Zamora said that Labajo was on board his motorcycle while traversing the Toledo-Wharf road on his way to Barangay Tabunok when the suspects, who appeared to be tailing him, shot him at the back of his body.

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Posted by Cebu Daily News on Monday, October 8, 2018

Doria Cose, a Lagtang resident, said she heard a single gunshot before she saw Labajo fall from his motorcycle.

Zamora said that Labajo may have dropped off a passenger in the area, the reason why he was in Talisay City when the shooting incident happened.

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