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Thursday, 29 December 2011 18:02

A fireman was shot dead by one of two gunmen aboard a motorcycle in Barangay Mercedes last Tuesday afternoon.

Killed was FO1 Joshua Jilhani y Sunas, 28, of Baliguian, Zamboanga del Norte and a resident of Cariaga St., Mercedes.

A police report disclosed that Jilhani was driving a motorcycle that was approaching Cariaga St., when a another motorcycle with two men aboard appeared and the backrider shot him in the body.

Witnesses told the police that when Jilhani fell on the ground, the gunman alighted from the motorcycle finished him with two more shots.
The gunmen drove east at slow speed after the incident.

Recovered at the crime scene were a spent shell of a .45 caliber pistol.

Policemen were looking into drugs as the possible angle behind the killing. — Dan Toribio Jr.