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Cameroonian shot dead in Pasay City

A CAMEROONIAN national was shot dead by a gunman Tuesday before dawn in Pasay city.

Divine Njua Komfun, 47, with given address at Unit A Villa Vista Condominium, Brgy. Sto Nino, Paranaque City died on the spot from a bullet wound in the head.

A report from Southern Police District (SPD) showed that the victim was walking along Arnaiz Avenue at around 12:15 a.m. when the suspect, wearing black jacket and with face mask, discreetly followed him.

Upon reaching the corner of Roxal Boulevard Service Road, the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim in the head at close range, killing him instantly.

Homicide investigators P/SSg Jimmy Rufo, P/Cpl Alfred Pangilinan and Pat Jerald Dahilig said the suspect immediately escaped on board an unknown type of vehicle after the killing.

The motive behind the killing is yet to be determined while a follow-up operation was still ongoing for possible identification and arrest of the suspect.