• Alias: "Tonton"
  • Sex: Male
Incident Details
  • Date of Incident: January 8, 2017
  • Time of Incident: 9:00 pm
  • City of Incident: Quezon City
  • Province of Incident: Metro Manila
  • Killed in police operation

Drug suspects known as “Bok” and “Tonton” were killed after they allegedly engaged members of the police in a gunfight.

Prior to the encounter, police said they were able to buy P1,500 worth of shabu from Arthuro Cruz, 54. Tonton and Bok, who reportedly acted as Cruz’s cohorts, allegedly opened fire at police when they noticed they were dealing with lawmen.

Cruz, the target of the operation, managed to flee.

Tonton and Bok were taken to the East Avenue Medical Center where they were pronounced dead on arrival from gunshots to the heads and bodies.