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Security Guard Shot in Bulanao, Kalinga by Unidentified Assailants

A security guard working at a fast food restaurant in Bulanao, Kalinga was shot by unidentified assailants riding a motorcycle.

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Discover the shocking incident in Bulanao, Kalinga, as a security guard faces danger from unidentified assailants on a red and white XRM 125 motorcycle.

In the quiet town of Bulanao, Kalinga, a routine night took a terrifying turn when a security guard became the victim of a senseless shooting. John Felix Boguen, a 32-year-old security guard at a local fast food chain, found himself in the crosshairs of two unidentified assailants in the early hours of Sunday, February 25.

The Incident Unfolds

According to statements from the PNP Tabuk, the incident occurred at approximately 3:05 a.m. Boguen was approached by two male riders on a red and white XRM 125 motorcycle while on duty at the fast food establishment. The suspects, whose identities remain unknown, initiated a conversation with Boguen, asking if the establishment was still open.

Escalation and Violence

Upon learning that the establishment had closed for the night, one of the riders, described as wearing a black hoody jacket, fired at Boguen without warning. The security guard sustained gunshot wounds to his left thigh and left buttocks before the assailants fled the scene, leaving Boguen in need of urgent medical attention.

Response and Pursuit

Responding authorities quickly arrived at the scene and transported Boguen to the hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, the Tabuk City police launched a pursuit to apprehend the suspects and bring them to justice. Despite their immediate response, the perpetrators managed to evade capture and are currently at large.

Community Shock and Solidarity

The shooting of John Felix Boguen has sent shockwaves through the community of Bulanao, Kalinga. Residents are stunned by the brazenness of the attack and deeply concerned about the safety of their neighborhood. However, amidst the fear and uncertainty, there is also a sense of solidarity as the community rallies behind Boguen and his family.

Conclusion: A Call for Vigilance and Justice

The shooting of John Felix Boguen serves as a stark reminder of the dangers faced by security personnel and the importance of remaining vigilant against acts of violence. As authorities continue their efforts to apprehend the perpetrators, it is crucial for the community to come together and support each other in the pursuit of justice and safety. Only through collective action can we ensure that incidents like these do not happen again in our community.

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