Cop gunned down in Nueva Vizcaya

Published August 13, 2022, 3:02 PM

by Liezle Basa Iñigo

BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya – A 43-year-old policeman was shot dead by gunmen onboard a motorcycle here Saturday, August 13.

Police Col. Ranser Evasco, Nueva Vizcaya police chief, identified the victim as Police Senior Master Sgt. Aldwin Aspacio James, a Baguio City resident.

Evasco, quoting field reports, said James, a field training officer of the local police, was gunned down on Manalansan St., Purok 3, Barangay Homestead.

Police here said the victim had just arrived at his boarding house when he was killed by the suspects riding a matte gray Yamaha NMAX motorcycle without license plates.

James sustained bullet wounds and was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead.

The gunmen fled towards the bypass road in this town.

Evasco has alerted all police stations in this province and ordered dragnet operations to arrest the suspects.