Cop and daugther shot dead in Zamboanga City

A POLICEMAN and his daughter were shot and killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen following an ambush in Zamboanga City on Tuesday noon (December 20), police reports said today.

Initial reports reaching Camp Crame identified the ambush victims as PO3 Jose Vasquez and his daughter, Krisleigh Dawn, a nursing student of Ateneo de Zamboanga University.

The reports said Vasquez and his daughter were on board a motorcycle when two men riding in tandem on another motorcycle fired at them in the vicinity of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) office at Baliwasan Moret.

The two were on their way home when they were attacked by the gunmen at around 12:15noon, reports said.

The reports said Vasquez of Zamboanga City station 6 died on the spot while his daughter died while being treated at a nearby hospital.

Investigators have yet to determine the motive for the shooting, and the identity of the suspects, who fled after the shooting. Anthony Vargas

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