Police has identified the lone gunman in last Friday’s incident at Resorts World Manila as Jessie Carlos, a 43-year old former employee of the Department of Finance who was fired for non-declaration/mis-declaration of his statements, assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) and was heavily indebted for being addicted to casino.

In a report from Inquirer.net, Carlos was found to be separated form his wife due to his gambling habits and he also has three children. Accordingly, in April this year PAGCOR barred him from entering all casinos upon the request of his kin. Police state this probably angered the suspect.

Browse over ABS-CBN News’s posts on Twitter:

Here’s a screenshot of an old news article on the gunman’s dismissal from service last 2014.

Read the old article in full HERE.

Watch CNN Philippines’ live coverage on the press conference below.

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