Dec 122014
(Updated 2:30 p.m.) A suspect in the ambush that wounded Iligan Rep. Vincent Belmonte Jr. last Thursday was arrested Saturday morning in Laguindingan town in Misamis Oriental.

Police identified the suspect as Dominador Tumala, 52, of Sergio Osmeña in Zamboanga del Norte.

Police received tips regarding Tumala, who did not have a consistent backstory and carried a firearm upon arrest, GMA News TV’s Balitanghali reported Saturday.
He was identified as one of the suspects depicted in the artist sketches revealed by the National Bureau of Investigation on GMA’s Saksi Friday night.

Balitanghali reported that witnesses confirmed Tumala’s involvement in the crime.

Killed in the ambush were at least three people. Three others, including Belmonte, were wounded.

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