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Barangay councilor slain in Pasig

Emmanuel Tupas - The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — A barangay councilor was shot dead in Pasig City on Thursday.

Nicky Cruz, a resident of Barangay Rosario, was sitting in front of a neighborhood store when he was attacked at around 5:25 p.m., Pasig police chief Col. Roman Arugay said.

Aruga said a man armed with a handgun of unknown caliber approached Ortiz and shot him.

According to witnesses, the gunman boarded a motorcycle driven by another suspect. The two then sped off toward Barangay Ugong.

Ortiz died from a gunshot wound in the head.

Arugay said their investigators are looking for leads to determine the assailants’ identities and motive.

NICKY CRUZ
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