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Mister Cagayan de Oro Candidate Shot by 2 Unidentified Suspects

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CAGAYAN DE ORO, PHILIPPINES — A shocking incident unfolded on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. on 13th Street in Nazareth, as an aspiring candidate for Mister Cagayan de Oro was shot by two unidentified suspects riding a ‘bao bao’. Investigations Underway as Police Probe Possible Pageant-Related Motive.

The victim, identified as Adriane Rovic Fornillos, suffered a fatal headshot after removing his helmet. Despite being rushed to a nearby hospital, Fornillos tragically succumbed to his injuries several hours later.

According to CCTV footage from the scene, Fornillos was riding his motorcycle when the assailants, riding a ‘bao bao’, approached and opened fire. Startling revelations emerged from the footage, indicating that the ‘bao bao’ driver’s partner, who was positioned at the back, was the one who shot the victim. Authorities are currently scrutinizing the incident for any potential pageant-related motives.

Adriane Rovic Fornillos, a graduating student who pursued a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at Liceo de Cagayan University, represented Barangay Lapasan in the Cagayan de Oro pageant. The investigation has revealed that Fornillos frequently visited Nazareth for pageant practice sessions.

The local police, led by Police Station 9 Nazareth Commander Police Captain Byron John Ratunil, have launched a thorough investigation into the shooting. Checkpoints have been set up across the area, aiming to gather crucial information and apprehend the perpetrators responsible for this heinous act.

The community remains in shock and mourning as news of Fornillos’ untimely demise spreads. Many have expressed their condolences to his family and friends, highlighting the need for swift justice to be served.

As the investigation continues, residents and pageant participants alike are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the authorities. The tragic incident serves as a reminder of the importance of security and safety measures, particularly in the context of public events and pageants.

The Cagayan de Oro community now anxiously awaits updates from the ongoing investigation, hoping that the perpetrators will be swiftly identified and brought to justice. In the meantime, the memory of Adriane Rovic Fornillos, a promising candidate and dedicated civil engineering student, will be cherished by those who knew him, forever saddened by the cruel turn of events that took his life far too soon. – WhatALife!/Jayve

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