Cop shot dead, run over by car in Ilocos Norte

Posted at 11/02/11 1:15 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A policeman was shot dead and then ran over by a car in Ilocos Norte before dawn Wednesday.

PO1 Jay Mark Paragoy was shot multiple times using a 9mm caliber pistol by unidentified suspects in Barangay Loing in Piddig town.

After the shooting, the suspects ran over Paragoy using their car.

Police said the victim was on his way to the police station when the incident happened.

Police are investigating whether Paragoy’s job as Piddig Mayor Eddie Guillen’s security aide has something to do with the killing.

They said Paragoy has no known enemy. – report from Randy Menor, ABS-CBN News Ilocos