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Female lawyer shot dead in front of kids in Bohol

  • Written by Zaida delos Reyes-Palanca
  • Published in Provincial
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A FEMALE lawyer on Wednesday was shot dead in front of her children in Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

Atty. Mia Manuelita Cumba Mascarinas-Green, 49, a resident of Centro 1, Dampas District, Tagbilaran City, Bohol, succumbed to gunshot  wounds in the head and body.
   
Mascarinas-Green was driving a Toyota Innova with plate number ABM-9572, with her children - 2-year-old twins and a 10-year-old and house helper, when shot at the corner of H. Zamora and JA Clarin Streets in Dao District, Tagbilaran City at 4:27 p.m. on Wednesday.
   
The motorcycle-riding suspects overtook the victim’s car and   shot Mascarinas-Green repeatedly then fled.
   
The victim’s kids and house helper, who were at the backseat, were unharmed.
   
Mascarinas-Green was rushed to the Holy Name Hospital, where she died while being treated.
   
Recovered at the crime scene were 14 empty shells of a cal. .9mm pistol, three live ammunition of a cal. 9mm pistol, four empty shells of a cal. .45 pistol, two ammunition of a cal. .45  and five deformed slugs.

Police launched a manhunt for the gunmen.