One suspect was wounded but later died while another was arrested during a drug buy bust operation by operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) along South Diversion Road in Upper Balulang, Cagayan de Oro City yesterday afternoon, February 8, 2021.
Based on radio reports, the dead suspect was identified as Virgil Narvasa, who is from Malaybalay City but living in a farm in Taguanao area in the city. He was wounded during the shootout and brought to a hospital where he died later. The other suspect was identified as Mark Klem and works in an accounting firm in Cagayan de Oro. Screengrab photo below shows Narvasa (left lying on the road) and Klem (center in black shirt) being accosted by a PDEA agent.
Recovered from the suspects were several sachets of methamphetamine hydrochloride, one 1 caliber .45 pistol, 1 magazine with bullets, 2 vehicle keys, 1 unit touch screen cellphone, among others.
Watch the live coverage yesterday below by Magnum Radyo.