Man on drug watch list killed in Pangasinan

San Carlos City, Pangasinan (Wikipedia maps)

San Carlos City, Pangasinan (Wikipedia maps)

DAGUPAN CITY — A suspected drug dealer was shot dead at San Carlos City in Pangasinan province.

Lito Bulatao, 48, was on his way home to the city’s Balite village on his motorcycle at 10:40 a.m., Tuesday (May 9), when motorcycle-riding gunmen shot him as he travelled through Barangay (village) Turac.


Bulatao died instantly from gunshot wounds in different parts of his body, police said.

Investigators recovered four deformed cartridges fired from a .45-pistol.


Bulatao was listed on the San Carlos police drug watch list.  The police did not say if he had a prior arrest for drugs.  SFM

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