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Suspected drug pusher dead in Laguna

/ 11:50 AM May 16, 2019

SAN PEDRO CITY — A suspected drug pusher was killed in a buy-bust operation in Calamba City in Laguna province on Thursday morning.

Laguna police chief Col. Eleazar Matta, in a text message, said the buy-bust happened at 2:35 a.m. in Barangay (village) Pansol and targeted Jaypee Andrade, 28.

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Andrade allegedly opened fire, forcing police officers to shoot him down. He was taken to a hospital in Calamba City but died on the way.

Police said Andrade was included in its list of “high-value targets.”

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