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The driver’s window bears bullet holes after a shooting incident in Zayas Landfill, Upper Carmen, this city, on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Nitz Arancon

Authorities still clueless on fatal gun attack against gaffer

By NITZ ARANCON
and JOEY P. NACALABAN
Correspondent .

INVESTIGATORS of Carmen Police Station are still in dark as to the identity of the assailants who killed a professional cockfighting gaffer in an ambush in Zayas Landfill, Upper Carmen, this city over the weekend.

This even as Senior Insp. Denver Vergara has ordered his investigators to dig deeper into investigating the gun attack that claimed the life of Franklin “Tata” Vios, 50, a resident of Capas, Macanhan, Carmen on Sunday afternoon.

Police Officer 2 Mico Algabre, an investigator assigned at Police Precinct 2 in Carmen, said Vios was heading home driving his Starex van with plate number TGZ-659 from a cockpit in Barangay Pagatpat when the ambush happened.

Police said Vios’ vehicle, after getting shot several times, became wayward and accidentally crashed against a motorcycle and another car on the road.

Personnel from Scene of the Crime Operatives found four empty shells of .45 caliber pistol at the scene of the crime.

Algabre said relatives of the victim told them that in the morning of the same day two men were at the victim’s house and asked them several questions about the victim.

The two were wearing jackets and bonnets.

He said investigators are looking into the possible motives of the killing, one of which is personal grudge in connection to his job.

Amo sab gi konsidera ang balita nga prior sa ambush aduna siya’y (Vios) nakaaway sa sabongan. Amo pud tong ipatawag iyang nakontra,” Algabre said.

Vios was a well-known local gaming fowl personality as a professional gaffer.

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