Laguna drug pusher dead in police shootout


Sta. Rosa City, Laguna: An alleged drug pusher was killed in a shootout with police during an anti-drug operation in this city early Wednesday morning. City Chief of Police, Senior Supt. Reynaldo Maclang said suspect Anthony Evangelista and an unidentified companion sold five plastic sachets of shabu with an approximate street value of P125,000 to a poseur buyer along Nia Road, in Barangay Sinalhan. But as the operatives were about to arrest him, Evangelista fired at the arresting officers. His companion escaped. Recovered from the suspect were eight sachets of shabu and one caliber .45 pistol.


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