Former army shot dead in Placer, Masbate
Citing police reports submitted by Placer Municipal Police Station, PSupt. Carl MIchael Reyes identified the victim as Julius Choy y Fajardo aka Choy, 40 years old, former member of Mico, Philippine Army, and temporarily residing at Brgy Calumpang, Placer, Masbate.
Initial investigation conducted by the local police in Placer town shows that the victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds on the different parts of his body which caused him to die on the spot.
Based on the investigation, the victim was shot at close range by the unidentified suspects while he about to board his motorbike.
Recovered from the crime scene were eleven cartridge cases for caliber .45 and four cases cartridges for caliber 9mm.
The motive of the incident and the identity of the suspects have yet to be determined, police said.
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