A man with a standing warrant of arrest was killed by police operatives in an encounter in Sitio Ilaya Riles, Bgy. Parian, Calamba City, Laguna, yesterday afternoon.
Supt. Fernando Ortega, Calamba police chief, identified the slain suspect as RJ Pandinco, who died at the rooftop of a residence.
Pandinco, according to Ortega, is included in the illegal drugs watchlist.
The operatives were about to serve the warrant to the suspect armed with a cal. .45, who, instead of giving up peacefully, ran and fired at the officers.
“May nakabinbing kaso ang suspek sa RTC Branches 35 and 92 sa Calamba RTC,” said Ortega.