Zamboanga Sur cops kill murder suspect in shootout
PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur – The police have killed in a shootout a suspect in two murder cases early Monday in the nearby municipality of Mahayag, this province.
Chief Insp. Homer Dumalag, Mahayag police chief, identified the slain suspect as Benjie Jacosalem, who is facing murder cases in the towns of Dumingag and Tambulig, this province.
Dumalag said Jacosalem was killed in a shootout around 5:15 a.m. Monday in Barangay Magueles, Mahayag town.
Dumalag said the shootout ensued after Jacosalem opened fire prompting the policemen to return fire while serving a warrant of arrest against the slain murder suspect. (PNA)