Drug suspect killed in Quezon City shootout
Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) - October 10, 2019 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — A man police tagged as the second most notorious drug pusher in Quezon City was killed in an alleged shootout with lawmen on Tuesday.

Criscamar Simos reportedly pulled out a handgun during a drug sting after sensing the buyer was a policeman, according to Col. Ronnie Montejo, acting director of the Quezon City Police District.

The shootout took place in Barangay Sta. Monica at around 11:30 p.m., Montejo said.

A .38 caliber revolver and eight sachets of shabu were recovered from the suspect.

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