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By Villamor Visaya Jr., Philippine Daily Inquirer News Correspondent/Philippine News Agency News Stringer

RAMON, Isabelaโ€“โ€“A 36-year-old grocery merchandiser was shot and killed Thursday by two motorcycle-riding gunmen in this town, police said.

Investigators identified the victim as Oliver Duldulao of Alfonso Lista town in Ifugao province.

Lt. Noli Cipriano, Ramon police chief, said Duldulao was driving his motorcycle to meet someone in this town when the assailants approached and shot him with a .45-caliber handgun. The victim died on the spot.

Cipriano said they have yet to determine the motive behind the killing. A follow-up investigation was underway. INQ