Kim Chiu Is Reportedly Safe After Gunmen Shot Her Van In Quezon City

What in the world???
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Kim Chiu was on her way to a taping this morning, March 4, when two gunmen on a motorcycle reportedly fired at her van, according to ABS-CBN News. The incident occurred at the corner of Katipunan Avenue and C.P. Garcia Avenue in Diliman, Quezon City. 

According to Kim's driver, Wilfredo Taperla, the Love Thy Woman star and her companions were unharmed. He said the suspects fired at the van at least six times, and they didn’t notice they were the target immediately. 

A bullet pierced the van near the spot where Kim usually reads her scripts, but this morning, she was lying down on a different seat, according to her friend Daisy Cariño. Daisy said Kim was "shaken" by the incident. 

This is what Kim’s van looked like after the shooting:

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It seems to be the same van featured in her vlog. She calls it her “second home” since she spends so much time in the van when she’s at work.

Her usual spot in the van is behind the driver because she believes it’s the safest seat. “If may mangyaring masama—oh Lord, sana ‘wag naman [knocks on window]—ang instinct ng driver is iiiwas niya self niya. So ‘pag iniwas niya ang self niya, pati ikaw nakaiwas din.”

HUHU, we hope Kim and her companions are okay! 

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