Tue. Sep 21st, 2021

MANILA — A lawyer was gunned down in Talavera, Nueva Ecija, on Friday, the Talavera Municipal Police Station (MPS) said Saturday.

The victim was identified as Bayani Dalangin, 73, shot by an unidentified assailant at Barangay Poblacion Sur about 7:15 p.m. on Friday.

Police reports claim the lawyer was a resident of Cabanatuan City. He was inside his office together with a client when the suspect suddenly appeared and shot the victim several times.

Shortly after the incident, witnesses said the suspect immediately fled onboard a motorcycle.

The victim was then brought to Talavera General Hospital but he was declared dead on arrival.

A manhunt for the suspect has been launched police said. (Ismael Amigo/sovereignph.com)

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