Gun­run­ner killed, cop wounded in shootout

The Philippine Star - - NATION - – John Un­son

NORTH COTA­BATO – A sus­pected gun­run­ner was killed in an al­leged shootout with law en­forcers in Mata­lam town in this province on Fri­day.

Jessie Catayna, 47, opened fire at po­lice of­fi­cers serv­ing a war­rant of ar­rest at his res­i­dence in Barangay Manubuan, Su­per­in­ten­dent Aldrin Gon­za­les, Socc­sksar­gen po­lice spokesman, said.

Po­lice Of­fi­cer 2 Joel Quicoy was wounded in the shootout.

Gon­za­les said a search on Catayna’s house yielded a cal­iber .45 pis­tol and a frag­men­ta­tion grenade.

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