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Zambales man shoots self after killing 2 family members

CASTILLEJOS, Zambales – A 59-year-old man fatally shot his stepmother and her brother then turned the gun on himself on Friday, police said.

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Danilo Francisco broke into the house of siblings Jocelyn Francisco and Antonio Pardillo Jr. in Barangay (village) San Nicolas at 9:45 a.m. and shot them at close range, said PO2 James Dancel, the investigator at the Castillejos Municipal Police Station.

Dancel said Francisco proceeded to his home and shot himself in the head.

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The police are looking into a possible land dispute for the murder-suicide.

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