Drug peddler dies in Zambales shootout

Camp Olivas — A suspected drug peddler was killed in a buy-bust in Zambales on Sunday.

In a report to PRO3 director Brig. Gen. Valeriano de Leon, Zambales police commander Col. Romano Velayo Cardinio identified the fatality as Larry Salaman, 36, a fisherman and resident of Purok 6B, Barangay Calapacuan, Subic, Zambales. 

Cardinio said members of the Subic and Zambales police conducted a buy-bust on Salaman in Brgy. Cawag, Subic, Zambales which turned into a shootout resulting in his death.Seized from Salaman were two sachets of shabu worth at least P13,585; two P1,000 marked money; one Llama pistol with magazines loaded with live ammunition; one motorcycle; and several bullets.