Retired cop killed in buy-bust operation

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 19 2016 01:19 PM

A retired policeman considered a high-value drug personality in northern Iloilo was fatally shot by authorities during a buy-bust operation.

The suspect, Wilson De Leon, was caught handing over illegal drugs worth P15,000 to an undercover police.

De Leon, however, allegedly tried to fight back and drew his gun to avoid arrest, prompting officers to shoot him.

Retrieved from De Leon were a .45 caliber pistol, a grenade, and bullets.