Alleged drug pusher dies in encounter with Quezon City cops
A suspected drug pusher was killed in a shoot-out with Novaliches police early Saturday, a police report said.
In a report by the Quezon City Police District to the National Capitol Region Police Office, a man described between 40-45 years old shot it out operatives of the Station Drug Enforcement Unit of the Novaliches Police during a buy-bust operation at 1 am in Florentina St., Nitang, Barangay Gulod.
"Upon sensing that he was transacting with undercover cops, the suspect pulled a handgun and fired at the poseur buyer but missed. Other operatives in the area returned shots resulting in the death of the suspect, " the police report said.
Seized were a loaded caliber .38 revolver with fired cartridges, four sachets of shabu, drug paraphernalia and the buy-bust money, the report added..
Fifteen other drug suspects were arrested in different police stations in Quezon City. DMS