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Drug suspect killed in shootout after selling P200-shabu to Cavite cops

/ 11:17 AM June 15, 2018

SAN PEDRO CITY – A still unidentified man was killed in a shootout with police, following a buy-bust operation in Tanza, Cavite early morning Friday.

The anti-illegal drugs operation, which took place around 3 a.m. in Barangay (village) Paradahan 2, targeted suspected drug pusher identified only as alias “Charlie,” a report from the Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (Calabarzon) police showed.

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Police said Charlie, who came with another man, sold P200-worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) to undercover policemen.

But as the operatives enforced the arrest, the suspects allegedly fired at them in a bid to escape. A brief chase ensued until policemen cornered one of the suspects, who was subsequently hit in the body. The suspect died while being taken to Aguinaldo Hospital in Trece Martires City.

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Charlie, meanwhile, managed to escape.

According to police, the suspects were also involved in a series of robbery in Tanza town.    /kga

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TAGS: Cavite, Crime, Illegal drugs, shabu, Shooting, Tanza
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