Alleged drug pusher shot dead by riding-in-tandem in Quezon
LUCENA CITY — An alleged drug pusher was shot and killed Monday by a motorcycle-riding gunman in Sariaya town in Quezon province.
Quezon police said in a report on Tuesday, August 1, that Ranilo Delo Santos, 45, was walking at 5:15 p.m. on his way home in Barangay Concepcion Palasan when one of two males onboard a motorcycle of unknown plate number repeatedly shot him in different parts of the body.
The assailants sped off after the shooting and left their target, an identified pusher of illegal drugs in the locality, dead on the spot.
An investigation was ongoing to establish the motive behind the shooting incident.
Police launched a manhunt operation to arrest the gunman and his cohort.