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Police asset shot dead by pusher

  • Written by Jeffrey C. Tiangco
  • Published in Metro
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A tricycle driver, said to be a police asset, was shot dead by an alleged drug pusher in their neighborhood yesterday in Muntinlupa City.

Luis Garcia, 23, of Davis Compound, Purok 4,  Bgy. Alabang, Muntinlupa City, was rushed to Ospital ng Muntinlupa where he succumbed to several bullets wounds in the body.

Mari Ruby, 53, mother of Garcia, identified to police his son’s killer as Arnel Cagaanan, 36, a known drug peddler in their neighborhood.
   
Senior Supt. Nicolas Salvador, chief of Muntinlupa police, said the incident took place at 9 a.m. at Davis Compound, Purok 4.
   
Initial investigation showed that the suspect approached Garcia, who was in front of his house, and shot the victim at close range.
   
Police said the Garcias said Cagaanan killed his son on suspicion that he is a police asset.