STL worker gunned down in Zambo Sur

Bandera (Mindanao) - - FRONT PAGE -

A SMALL-TOWN lottery (STL) employee died after being shot while collecting bets in Mahayag, Zamboanga del Sur, Friday night.

Raul Cañiban, an STL sales agent, died of bullet wounds to the different parts of the body, according to a report from the Zamboanga Peninsula regional police.

The incident occurred around 7:50 p.m., in Purok 1, Brgy. Manguiles.

Cañiban, 58, was collecting bets when

he was shot several times, according to the report.

Local police found four empty shells and two slugs from a still undetermined type of firearm, at the crime scene.

Investigators are still trying to identify and locate the assailants, who were said to have fled towards Brgy. Guitran, Dumingag, on a motorcycle. — John Roson

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