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Suspected drug pusher killed Cavite shootout

/ 02:50 PM February 11, 2019

SAN PEDRO CITY – A suspected illegal drug peddler was killed in a police operation in Cavite City over the weekend, police said Monday.

A report from the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) police said suspect Roderick Jardio, alias “Nonoy,” 33, was the target of a buy-bust around 9:20 p.m. Sunday in Barangay (village) 48A.

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Jardio allegedly resisted arrest by shooting at policemen, who consequently returned fire.

Jardio died while being rushed to Bautista Hospital in Cavite City.

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Police said they recovered from the suspect a .38 caliber gun and a sachet of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth). /kga

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