Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- A drug suspect was killed in an anti-drug operation turned shootout in San Luis, Pampanga, yesterday (Aug 30).
Operatives of San Luis Municipal Police Station conducted buy-bust operation in Barangay Sta. Lucia, San Luis, Pampanga against the suspect identified as Michael VICTORE y Battalones @Mike, native of Metro Manila and resident of Mexico, Pampanga. Upon sensing that he was dealing with lawmen, VICTORE onboard a motorcycle tried to escape. A hot pursuit operation was established and a team from 301st Maneuver Company, Regional Mobile Force Battalion 3 who were then conducting anti-criminality checkpoint was called for support as blocking force. When cornered, VICTORE immediately drew his firearm and fired towards the police officers.
Recovered pieces of evidence were the following: thirty-eight (38) heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, one (1) caliber .38 revolver loaded with ammunition, digital weighing scale, one (1) Rusi motorcycle and Php.2,000.00 marked money.
"We continue to conduct anti-drug operations as we are very serious to stop its proliferation," PRO3 Regional Director PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS said.