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Drug suspect killed in Caloocan buy-bust

/ 11:01 AM May 07, 2019

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MANILA, Philippines — A suspected drug personality was killed in a buy-bust operation launched by the Station Drug Enforcement Unit of the Caloocan City Police Office on Tuesday.

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An initial police report identified the suspect as alias Totoy, about 34 to 35 years old, who wore a dark t-shirt and brown shorts during the reported encounter with the police at around 1:30 a.m.

Police said that upon dealing with police officers, the suspect sensed that he was transacting with authorities and allegedly fired at the using a caliber .38 revolver.

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The suspect did not hit any police officer, but he died on the spot when police retaliated.

Police recovered the suspect’s firearm and other pieces of evidence. /cbb

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