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Bacolod cop shot dead

A policeman assigned at Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) Station 5 (Granada) was shot dead, while another one was wounded, late Saturday afternoon at Canonoy Beach Resort in Barangay Gargato in Hinigaran.

Killed was PO2 Britches “Monggol” Lapus Talapiero, 36, member of the PNP Class “Masikap” assigned at BCPO, a resident of Stone Heaven Subdivision in Barangay Granada, Bacolod.

Talapiero sustained a gunshot wound on his back. He was rushed to the Hinigaran Medical Clinic but was declared dead on arrival by Dr. Jansen Vergara.

Riding-in-Tandem Rob Cigarette Salesmen

Two salesmen were held up by two unidentified suspects riding in-tandem on a motorcycle of cash; reams of cigarettes and personal belongings along Isabela-Hinigaran road in Sitio Linao, Barangay Bato, Hinigaran town, Negros Occ. around 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Police Chief Inspector Jake Barilla, Hinigaran OIC Police chief identified the victims as Eliseo Mario Barayoga, Jr., 43, married, of RGG Housing, Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City and Melogie Deocadez Erojo, 31, married, of Sunset Village in Barangay E. Lopez, Silay City, Negros Occidental.

Man stabbed dead at public plaza

A man was found dead at the Hinigaran town public plaza at about 1:42 in the morning yesterday.

Hinigaran PNP identified the victim as Jose Vargas Velasco lll, 26, single and resident of Hacienda Manocao B in Barangay Bato, Hinigaran.

He sustained a stab wound on his left chest and was brought to Hinigaran emergency clinic where he was declared dead on-arrival by Dr. Jansen Vargas.

Barangay Tanod Aladin Quiatchon who was on duty at that time informed Hinigaran PNP.

Baguio City Resident Dies in Road Mishap

A native of Baguio City died in a road mishap along the National Highway of Barangay Gargato, Hinigaran town, Negros Occ. around 8:00 p.m. Saturday.

Restituto Macadangdang Ramos, 52, married, of Barangay 122, Baguio General Hospital in Baguio City and temporarily residing at Sitio Acacia, Barangay Gargato, Hinigaran town was bumped by a motorcycle with three persons on board, travelling from north to south.

The victim crossed the road from west to east when hit by the motorcycle.

Couple Survives Shooting

A couple evaded death when the firearm aimed at them failed to fire several times, in Sitio Pagulingon, Barangay Nanunga, Hinigaran town, Negros Occ. around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police Senior Inspector Jake Barilla, Hinigaran PNP OIC police chief identified the victims as husband and wife Marilou Guay Juguan, 53 and Leonardo Narido Juguan, 55, of the said place.

Police identified the suspect as Van Delos Angeles Flores, 48, single, of Sitio Gallera, Barangay Nanunga.