CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union – Another suspected drug pusher was gunned down in an alleged encounter with policemen in Barangay Lomboy, Sto. Tomas, La Union at dawn Wednesday.
Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado Jr., La Union police information officer, identified the slain suspect as Eustaquio Viduya Jr, a resident of Barangay Leones West, Tubao, La Union and listed as alleged illegal drug pusher.
Investigation showed that the police was conducting buy-bust operation against Viduya when he sensed that he was transacting with a policeman and tried to draw his calibre 38 pistol to the lawmen.
Police immediately responded and shot him several times that caused his death.
Recovered from his possession is the cal. 38 gun and two sachets of shabu.