The Eastern Police District under PBGen CHRISTOPHER E TAMBUNGAN, District Director, ordered the immediate creation of Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) “Cugay” in order to fast track the investigation and solution of the shooting incident victimizing a policeman happened along EDSA corner Connecticut Street, Greenhills, San Juan City at about 3:30 PM on March 26, 2019.

According to the initial investigation, the victim, PSMSgt Solomon Cugay y Gacisano, an instructor under the Regional Training and Education Division of the National Capital Region Police Office, was travelling along EDSA-Connecticut Southbound onboard his black Yamaha Mio Soul motorcycle, when the suspects fired at him several times and sped off.

The SITG “Cugay” is now studying the trajectory of the bullets, CCTV footages at the crime scene and the route of the suspects for their immediate identification as well as the plate number of the vehicle they used.

PSMSgt Cugay sustained multiple gunshot wounds on his body which resulted to his instantaneous death.

The responding Scene of the Crime Operatives recovered seven (7) empty shells and three (3) deformed slugs of Caliber 45. The cadaver of the victim was subjected to autopsy examination. ### -RbB