Gun-for-hire personality killed in Pagadian City PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 08 November 2018 15:00

By Ely Dumaboc

A suspected gun-for-hire personality was killed during a counter-strike operation at Purok Bougainvillea, Barangay San Jose, Pagadian City yesterday morning.

P/Supt. Alvin Saguban, Pagadian City Police Chief, identified the suspect as Epanio Inso Jr. y Lumisay alias Yong-Yong, a resident of Barangay Poblacion, Margosatubig Municipality.

Initial investigation conducted by RID9 led by PCI Oscar Tan Buenaobra and RMFB9 led by PCI Nijam Salem showed that the suspect was killed after engaging lawmen in a shootout.

During the regular stop and frisk measure, the suspect reportedly opted to engage operating lawmen in a firefight, resulting to his death.

The operation was a result of an Intelligence information that a crime is about to be perpetrated by Inso in the area.

Police recovered a .45 caliber pistol, ammunition and a hand grenade from the suspect.  (Ely Dumaboc)