EIGHT persons linked to drugs were shot dead by alleged members of a vigilante group in the cities of Malabon and Caloocan. Senior Supt. Johnson Almazan, Caloocan Police chief, said Randy David, 38, and his partner Marnele Caside, 26, were sleeping when two armed men wearing bonnets barged into their house and shot them in the head.
The police recovered two plastic sachets of shabu from David.
Meanwhile, Mark Edwin Enriquez, 21, of Barangay 161, was hanging out with a friend when he was gunned down by three men riding two motorcycles.
Policemen also recovered a sachet of shabu from Enriquez.
In Barangay 174 in Camarin, two armed men wearing bonnets barged inside the house of siblings Richard Cham, 29, and Rovelyn Parado and killed them.
In Barangay 168 Deparo, Alfredo Nieto, 33, and an alias “James” were playing cards when they were showered with bullets by two men also wearing bonnets and face masks at around 9 p.m.
James died on the spot while Nieto was rushed to Tala Hospital where he succumbed to gunshot wounds. Police learned that Nieto was maintaining a drug den inside his house and James was allegedly one of his clients.
In Malabon city, Mauricio Recto, 59, was sleeping in his tricycle when four armed men on board two motorcycles shot him repeatedly. Recto did not make it alive at the Tondo Medical Center.