A suspected drug dealer was shot dead when he tried to grab the service firearm of a policeman during a buy-bust in Tondo, Manila Wednesday.
The police said Benjamin Visda, who was arrested during the buy bust, tried to grab the gun of one of the policemen. Visda then shot at the policeman but missed, prompting another policeman to shoot him.
Visda was rushed to the Gat Andres Memorial Medical Center but did not make it alive.
Police recovered six sachets of white crystalline susbstance suspected to be shabu.