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Drug suspect slain in Laguna sting

/ 06:41 PM March 27, 2019

SAN PEDRO CITY – A drug suspect, who was  also an alleged hired killer was killed in a drug buy bust operation in Pakil, Laguna Wednesday afternoon.

The slain suspect was identified as Leandro Pacheco.

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Senior Supt. Eleazar Matta, Laguna police director, said Pacheco was previously arrested by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency agents for illegal use of drugs.

In a text message, Matta said the shootout happened around 5 p.m. in Barangay Burgos, after Pacheco fired at undercover police officers.

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Police returned fire and hit the suspect, who succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds.

Recovered from the scene were a .45 caliber pistol, a sachet of suspected shabu (crystal meth), and P9,000 cash. /gsg

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