3 slain, 2 hurt in Quezon province shooting

LUCENA CITY —- Three persons were killed and two others hurt when they were shot while in a drinking spree in Tiaong town in Quezon province on Thursday night.

Lieutenant Colonel Dennis de Leon, Tiaong police chief, identified the fatalities as Richard Nitro, former barangay captain; Jay Ar Javillo; and Selvino Macaraig.

The police said the victims, along with Rico Macaraig and Meliton Hernandez, were having a drinking session in Barangay Del Rosario around 8 p.m. when two gunmen arrived and repeatedly shot the victims using a .45 caliber pistol and an Armalite rifle.

The victims were taken to San Juan Hospital in neighboring San Juan, Batangas but Nitro, Javillo, and Macaraig…

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