Lawyer, clerk shot dead in Cagayan province

Lawyer, clerk shot dead in Cagayan province

TUGUEGARAO CITY — A lawyer and a court clerk were shot dead by motorcycle-riding men at past 8 a.m. Tuesday in Barangay Matucay, Allacapan in Cagayan province, police said.

Joseph Allan Ragasa, a lawyer and acting clerk of court of Regional Trial Court-Branch 9 in Aparri, Cagayan, and Francis Ugalino, a 36-year-old clerk in the same court sustained wounds in the head and body.

The two victims were on board Ragasa’s car and on their way to work to Aparri when they were waylaid by the gunmen.

Investigation is ongoing. Operatives were at the crime scene to determine the guns used in the killing. Villamor Visaya/PNA-northboundasia.com