Soldier dead, 2 cops wounded in Marikina City shooting

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Published January 24, 2020, 10:53 PM

By Jel Santos

A soldier was shot dead while two policemen were wounded in a shooting incident in Marikina City on Friday.

Marikina Police identified the fatality as Staff Sgt. Marvin Balucas of Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Meantime , the two injured cops were Executive Master Sgt. Demetrio Sarita Magpali Jr., and Master Sgt. Edward Yap. Both are assigned at the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group.

Based on the closed-circuit television of Marikina’s Rescue 161, the soldier first drew the gun and fired at the policemen on A. Bonifacio Avenue in Barangay Barangka, Marikina around 11:30 a.m.

The Eastern Police District said Yap was hit in the head and his body. Magpali, on the other hand, was in his lower

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