Japan ex-PM Shinzo Abe dies after being shot while making a speech

Reuters 07/08/2022

NARA, Japan — Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving leader, died on Friday after being shot while campaigning for a parliamentary election, public broadcaster NHK said. A man opened fire on Abe, 67, from behind with…

Shot grandmother, acted alone: police profile Texas gunman

05/25/2022

UVALDE, Texas — Before he opened fire in a Texas elementary school — killing 19 small children — teenager Salvador Ramos first shot his grandmother, officials said. The 18-year-old, who died when police tried to arrest him, was…

Drugs eyed in brutal killing of Carcar resident

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 11/02/2020

SANTA CATALINA, NEGROS ORIENTAL, Philippines — Was the brutal killing of a Barangay Valladolid, Carcar City resident, who was shot and hacked dead on Sunday morning, November 1, 2020, a drug-related crime? This is one of the…

North Korea shot dead South Korean defector — officials

Agence France Presse 09/24/2020

SEOUL — North Korean soldiers shot dead a suspected South Korean defector at sea and burned his body as a coronavirus precaution after he was interrogated in the water over several hours, Seoul military officials said Thursday.…

2 men shot dead within 3 hours in Cebu City

Alven Marie Timtim 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two persons were shot dead by still unidentified assailants in a span of just three hours in Barangays Basak San Nicolas and Cogon Pardo, Cebu City this afternoon, January 7, 2020. Police identified…

Police say lawyer shot in Dumaguete received death threats

Florence Baesa 01/03/2020

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental—Police Colonel Julian Entoma, director of the Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO), confirmed that the lawyer who was shot at his home’s premises on Friday morning, January 3, 2020, received death threats prior…

Farmer shot dead inside his home in Sibonga

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A farmer was shot dead in his own home while his 12-year-old son was hiding in the other room in Barangay Bae, Sibonga town in southern Cebu  at past 8 p.m. on Monday,…

Man shot dead in Punta Princesa 

Alven Marie Timtim, Paul Lauro 12/03/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—A man identified as Emilio Cabudbud Pastor was found dead near a chapel in Sitio Tuburan, Barangay Punta Princesa here past 6 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Police found the body of Cabudbud with a gunshot…

Ten armed men involved in Clarin mayor’s ambush-slay, says policeman

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 10/25/2019

 CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least ten persons were involved in the ambush that resulted to the death of Mayor David Navarro on Friday afternoon, October 25, 2019, along M. Velez Street in Cebu City, according to…

Clarin Mayor David Navarro shot dead in Cebu City

Alven Marie Timtim, Delta Derycka C. Letigio 10/25/2019

Cebu City, Philippines–Mayor David Navarro of Clarin, Misamis Occidental has been shot to death along M. Velez Street in Cebu City on Friday afternoon, October 25, 2019.  The said mayor, who was facing complaints of physical injuries and…

Tricycle driver shot dead in Lapu-Lapu

Norman Mendoza, Paul Lauro 10/18/2019

(Updated 4:40 p.m.) Cebu City, Philippines—A still unidentified tricycle driver was gunned down in Sitio Abuno, Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City on Friday afternoon, October 18, 2019. According to the Mactan Police Station, the shooting incident was reported…

‘Tarzan’ actor Ron Ely’s wife killed; son shot by deputies

Associated Press 10/17/2019

SANTA BARBARA, California — “Tarzan” actor Ron Ely’s wife was stabbed to death in their Southern California home by their son, who deputies found outside the house and fatally shot, authorities said Wednesday. Deputies summoned to the…

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