Army officer shot dead inside his office

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An official of the Philippine Army was shot dead by a motorcycle-riding gunman inside his office early Saturday morning, April 20, in Barangay Marungko, Angat, Bulacan.

In a report submitted to Col. Relly B. Arnedo, Bulacan police director, the victim was identified as Maj. Dennis Naduja Moreno, 41, married, assigned to AFP-RESCOM General Headquarters and a resident of Brgy. San Roque, Angat, Bulacan.

Citing the statement of the secretary of the victim who witnessed the incident, probers said Moreno was inside his office when an unidentified man entered and fatally shot him multiple times using a short firearm. 

The suspect swiftly fled the scene onboard a black motorcycle.

The victim was rushed to Twin Care Hospital for medical treatment but was later pronounced dead by attending physician Dr. Sherelyn Trandia. 

The Bulacan police issued a flash alarm and initiated a dragnet operation to locate the suspect. 

Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) team from Regional Forensic Unit 3 was called upon to process the crime scene and gather evidence. 

The Bulacan PNP urged those who have knowledge of the identity and location of the suspect to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation.