By Freddie Velez
PULILAN, Bulacan – A notorious drug suspect was shot dead during a buy-bust operation conducted by the Bulacan police in Barangay Tabon here Thursday night.
Authorities identified the slain suspect as a certain Jerson.
A police report said that Jerson sensed that he was dealing with undercover police officers and opened fire.
The police team was prompted to return fire and resulted in the suspect’s death.
An intelligence report tagged Jerson as a dealer of illegal drugs in the town and other parts of Bulacan.
Recovered from the slain suspect were 10 sachets of suspected shabu and a .38 caliber revolver.
Pursuit operations against the suspect’s cohorts are ongoing as well as efforts to establish his real identity.