Son of CDO solon, aide shot dead

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THE son of Cagayan de Oro 1st District Representative Rolando Klarex Uy and his long-time aide were shot dead by an unknown assailant in Brgy. Pagatpat, Cagayan de Oro City at past 1 pm today according to police.

The victims were identified as Roland Sherwin Uy, 45 years old and a barangay councilman, and Samuel Pabalan, 73 years old.

Initial police investigation showed that the younger Uy was talking to an unidentified person, who pretended to buy gravel and sand.

After a while, a series of gunshots were heard by the younger Uy’s driver, according to PSgt Roldan Sayatao, officer on case.

The driver said he was inside the comfort room and did not come out after hearing the gun shots out of fear for his life.

Meanwhile, a motorcycle was heard fleeing the scene toward a still undetermined location.

The younger Uy suffered a gunshot wound on his left eye, while Pabalan was hit on his right eye.

Police are still trying to determine the motive and those responsible for the crime.

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