Cebu Daily Newscast: Shootout in Balamban: 4 wounded after buy-bust turned into a car chase, and a gunfight with cops

By: CDN Digital August 21,2023 - 06:42 AM

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Shootout in Balamban: 4 wounded after buy-bust turned into a car chase, and a gunfight with cops

Shootout in Balamban: This is the vehicle used by the suspected drug pushers during the gunfight with policemen in Barangay Cambuhawi in the town. | Contributed photo via Paul Lauro

Bullet holes are seen in the windshield of the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 of the suspects. This is the car that the suspects used during the shootout in Balamban on Saturday, August 19.| Contributed photo via Paul Lauro

It started as a buy-bust operation that turned into a car chase and ended in a shootout, leaving two suspected drug pushers and two of their four female companions, wounded.

The shootout happened in Barangay Cambuhawi in Balamban town at past 10 p.m. on Saturday, August 19.

This was according to Police Lieutenant Colonel Glenn Hife, Balamban Police Station chief, in a report about the shooting.

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