Kabankalan ‘pusher’ killed in shootout

first_imgBACOLOD City – A drug suspect was killed in an alleged shootout with police authorities in Barangay Hilamonan, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental. The suspect sustained gunshot wounds on the body and was rushed to the Lorenzo Zayco District Hospital in the city where the attending physician declared him “dead on arrival.” Police investigators said prior to the shootout, a drug buy-bust operation was conducted.Repique allegedly fired his .38-caliber revolver at the cops who were about to arrest him around 8:50 p.m. on July 3. This prompted the policemen to retaliate. He was 39-year-old resident John Ross Repique, a police report showed. Antidrug operatives recovered from Repique suspected shabu weighing about 102 grams valued at around P700,000, P1,100 buy-bust money and P34,000 cash, among others./PNlast_img read more