Antipolo City — A known drug suspect was killed during a buy-bust operation here early morning Thursday.
The suspect was identified as Gerardo Sandoval, alias “Tisoy,” who was said to be a member of the Bong Chavez Group being linked not only to drugs but also to other crimes in the city.
The buy-bust operation was done in Barangay Inarawan in Antipolo at around 2 a.m.
The suspect allegedly opened fire at the police after he suspected that he was dealing with a poseur buyer.
Said “buyer” was able to purchase P5,000 worth of suspected illegal drugs.
Recovered from Sandoval were a .38 caliber pistol and several sachets of shabu.