Victim in downtown Cebu City shooting identified as pawnshop owner, former NBI asset

Paul Lauro 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities have already identified the victim of a shooting that happened in one of Cebu City’s busiest junctions. Police here confirmed that still unidentified gunmen shot dead Joseph Canonigo around 5:30 p.m. at…

Police attend shooting in Los Angeles area, multiple casualties–LA Times

Reuters 01/22/2023

Police were attending a shooting in Monterey Park, California with multiple casualities on Saturday night, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing a law enforcement source. The shooting took place after 10 p.m. (0600 GMT) around the location…

Armed encounter in Naga City involving policeman will still be investigated

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) will continue its investigation of the armed encounter in Naga City last December 30, 2022 that led to the killing of the suspect by a responding policeman.…

Family of Parian shooting victim cries for justice

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The family of the man who was killed by a stray bullet allegedly from two warring gangs on Thursday morning is cying for justice. Anthony Corro and his family were on their way…

Man shot dead in Talisay City, police eye personal grudge as possible motive

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Junjun Pacada, 42, visited his parents home in Sitio Luna in Barangay Lagtang in Talisay City, Saturday night, Dec. 17, and shared dinner with them. He was unaware that it was already the last…

Cebu City cops probe possible links pointing to arrested drug suspect as allegedly a ‘noted hitman’

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 12/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police are checking if an 18-year-old man, who was caught with illegal drugs and an unlicensed gun, during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, is responsible for previous shootings…

‘Troublemaker’ shoots man in Brgy. Bulacao

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A notorious troublemaker who got mad after being called out for allegedly hitting and slapping random people when he is angry shot a man on Monday evening, December 5, in Sitio Bulsita, Barangay…

Man who ‘failed to remit’ illegal drug proceeds killed in Brgy Hipodromo, Cebu City

Pegeen Maisir Sararaña and Paul Lauro 11/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — His failure to reportedly remit illegal drug proceeds may have caused Argie Isidtu his life. Isidtu, 32, was killed Sunday night, Nov. 20, following an argument with the gunman close to his home…

Person of Interest in killing of couple identified; crime is drug related, say cops

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police have identified a person of interest (POI) in the killing of a couple, whose bodies were found lying in grassy part of Sitio Upper Greenbelt in Barangay Quiot in Cebu…

Sambag 1 killing probe: Cops eye theft cases, victim’s mental condition in attack

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigting the possible link of the theft cases in the killing of a man, who was shot dead on Sunday night, Sept. 18, in Barangay Sambag 1 in Cebu City. Police…

Negros Or. police tighten security after Tanjay shooting

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Negros Oriental have tightened their security measures following the shooting incident involving a Chinese couple on Sunday night, September 11, 2022, in Barangay Tugas, Tanjay City. Police Brigadier General Roque Eduardo…

Danao cops turn to CCTVs to help identify robbers who shot, wounded store owner

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Danao City Police hope that they can find footage from security cameras that may help them identify the two armed men, who robbed, shot, and wounded a store owner and fled with her…

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