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Suspected drug pusher killed in Rizal shootout

/ 03:10 PM July 04, 2020

SAN PEDRO CITY-A suspected drug pusher was killed in a buy-bust operation in Taytay town in Rizal province on Friday, authorities said on Saturday.

A report from the Rizal provincial police identified the slain suspect as an alias “Jeff.” The report said the buy-bust happened around 7:35 p.m. at Sitio (sub-village) Lupang Arenda in Barangay (village) Sta. Ana.

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According to the report, the suspect fired his gun when he realized he was handed fake money as drug payment by undercover policemen.

The suspect then ran to a nearby building, a few meters from the buy-bust scene, but he was cornered and eventually shot dead by policemen during the shootout.

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Police said they recovered a gun and about four grams of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth) from the suspect.

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