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Delivery man slain in Manila

Rey Galupo - The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — A delivery service driver was killed in Tondo, Manila Thursday night.

John Barreto, 32, had just disembarked from a tricycle in front of a warehouse on Molave street when an unidentified assailant shot him repeatedly at around 8 p.m.

The assailant escaped with three companions on separate motorcycles.

Witnesses rushed Barreto to the Metropolitan Medical Center, where he was declared dead on arrival from gunshot wounds.

Manila Police District homicide investigation chief Capt. Henry Navarro said an investigation into the killing is ongoing.

Another police official said the victim was a police informant.     

JOHN BARRETO
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