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Malabon barangay chief shot dead

Ghio Ong - The Philippine Star
Malabon barangay chief shot dead
Barangay Tonsuya captain Felimon Villanueva, 68, was seated outside his home along C. Perez street when two men on a motorcycle attacked him at around 9:35 a.m., according to a report sent to city police chief Col. Albert Barot.
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MANILA, Philippines — Unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants gunned down a barangay captain outside his house in Malabon City yesterday.

Barangay Tonsuya captain Felimon Villanueva, 68, was seated outside his home along C. Perez street when two men on a motorcycle attacked him at around 9:35 a.m., according to a report sent to city police chief Col. Albert Barot.

The assailants sped off toward E. Roque street while Villanueva was rushed to an undisclosed hospital.

Hours after the attack, barangay officials and Vice Mayor Bernard dela Cruz extended their condolences to the victim’s family.

Villanueva’s constituents took to social media to call for justice for his killing.

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