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Motorcycle-riding men gun down Japanese national in Paranaque

/ 05:00 PM May 07, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – A Japanese national was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants in Parañaque City Tuesday, police said Wednesday.

Police said the shooting occurred on A. Santos Avenue Tuesday night while the victim, Iwasaki Hiroshi, 45, was in car, a Nissan Sentra Exalta with license plate XEA 602.

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Two gunmen on a motorcycle got near the car and shot Hiroshi.

The gun used by one of the suspects was a caliber .45 pistol, which police said was recovered at the crime scene.

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According to family members of Iwasaki, they did not receive any threat before the killing. Jean Kyle Kelly, OJT

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