Drug suspect shot dead in Isabela police op

/ 02:06 PM May 27, 2017

CITY OF ILAGAN—A  33-year-old man was shot dead after he allegedly fired his gun at policemen during a 2 a.m. drug bust on Saturday (May 27), police said.

Efren Fabiona, 33, allegedly ran when he realized he was transacting with an undercover agent and attacked pursuing police officers with a handgun, according to Supt. Ariel Quilang, Ilagan city police chief.


The policemen fired back hitting Fabiona on the face, chest and back. Forensic investigators recovered Cal. 38 pistol, a spent shell fired from a handgun, four spent shells fired from a 9mm handgun, three sachets of what could be “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride) and the marked money.

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