‘Gun runner’ slain in Nueva Ecija
TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija—An alleged gun runner was killed in a buy-bust operation in Barangay (village) Gulod here about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Police said Bernie Mamaed, jobless, of Barangay San Pascua in this town, fired at operatives, prompting the lawmen to retaliate.
Investigators recovered the suspect’s gun, several rounds of bullets, a motorcycle, P5,000 buy-bust money and a mobile phone.
Senior Supt. Leon Victor Rosete, Nueva Ecija police director, said the suspect was also involved in a string of robberies. ARMAND GALANG/lzb
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