Bayawan City councilor shot dead

Posted by watchmen
February 19, 2020

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga

A Bayawan City councilor was killed yesterday morning after unidentified gunmen fired at his vehicle along the national highway in the city’s Barangay Villareal. Police identified the slain councilor as 66-year-old Alex Tizon, a resident of the said barangay.
Initial investigations by Bayawan City police found Tizon was driving home when two gunmen aboard a motorcycle overtook his vehicle and opened fire.
Tizon was instantly killed in the attack.
Authorities recovered four empty 9mm bullet shells from the crime scene.
Police have yet to determine a motive behind the shooting./DGB, WDJ

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