Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga---  A notorious drug suspect was killed during shootout with police authorities  in Gapan City, Nueva Ecija earlier this morning, March 12. 
 
At about 4:30AM in the morning, Gapan City police operatives conducted buy-bust operation in Barangay Sto Cristo Norte, Gapan City Nueva Ecija against Greggy LIWAG y Carangan, resident of  Brgy. Matadero, Cabanatuan City and drug watchlist of Cabanatuan City Police Station.
 
According to PSUPT CRISELDA DE GUZMAN, Gapan Chief of Police, LIWAG and unidentified cohort upon sensing that they were dealing with police authorities tried to elude arrest, drew his firearm and open fired upon the lawmen prompting them to retaliate which resulted in a brief exchange of fire and instantaneous death of LIWAG while his cohort managed to fled on board his driven black MIO motorcycle without plate.    
 
Confiscated from LIWAG were: one (1) cal .38 revolver; four (4) pcs fired cartridge cases for cal.9 mm; one (1) pc five hundred peso bill (buy-bust money); and one (1) piece heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu.
 
“ We are continuously conducting proactive operations against all forms of illegal drugs in the region and we will not stop until we achieve our quest of a drug-free Central Luzon,” PRO3 Regional Director PCSUPT  JOEL NAPOLEON M CORONEL stated.