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Suspected drug pusher slain in Laguna buy-bust

/ 10:24 AM May 23, 2019

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

Rolando Medina, a resident of Barangay Real, suddenly drew and fired his gun at police conducting the operation around 1 a.m., Laguna police director Col. Eleazar Matta said in a text message.

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The police returned fire and hit Medina, who died on the way to the JP Rizal Hospital.

Police recovered a .38-caliber gun and a sachet of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth) from the scene. Maricar Cinco (Editor: Leti Boniol)

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