5 suspected gun dealers killed, 1 cop wounded in Quezon City shootout

MANILA, Philippines --- Five suspected gun dealers were killed and one cop was wounded in a police shootout in Barangay Fairview Quezon City on Tuesday afternoon. In an initial report, the Quezon City Police said that the suspects were killed at 5:10 p.m. at De Vega compound in Barangay Fairview after they fought authorities during a buy-bust operation where the suspects were caught selling 12 units of .38-caliber revolvers. Police said the suspects fired at the police operatives during the arrest. The cops retaliated, resulting in a shootout that led to the deaths of the suspects. Meanwhile, Police Officer 1 Ronald Pornea, who posed as the buyer, was hit on the left arm during ...

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