Masbate town vice mayor gunned down in Manila

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The vice mayor of Masbate town Batuan Ticao Island was gunned down in Sampaloc, Manila, on Wednesday morning.

Authorities identified the slain vice mayor as Charlie Yuson III. Wilfredo Pineda and Alberto Alforte were reportedly injured and were taken to UST Hospital for treatment.

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Police said the gunned down Masbate town vice mayor and the other victims were eating breakfast in front of a certain house along VG Cruz Street when the unknown suspects riding a van fired shots at them.

The gunmen immediately escaped using a getaway vehicle, a gray van with plate number ACM 8804.

This is a developing story, more details to follow.

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