Police currently responding to an ongoing shooting incident near a fast-food restaurant in Commonwealth, Quezon City on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.
A PNP-PDEA inquiry board will be formed to look into the shootout between cops and PDEA agents along Commonwealth Ave., Quezon City on Wednesday, says PNP spokesperson Usana.
Usana: PNP chief Debold Sinas has also appointed CIDG to lead the probe, NCRPO designated to speak on any updates.
The head of the Philippine Red Cross Sen. Richard Gordon says, “We already coordinated with QC Police Stations 5 & 6 and dispatched medic team to provide immediate assistance. Keep safe everyone.”
“We have confirmed reports of a shootout that happened earlier outside of Ever Commonwealth. We have secured all access to the mall so all shoppers are safe inside,” it said.
There are 2 dead, 3 wounded in the misencounter between members of PDEA and QCPD in Ever Gotesco, Commonwealth. PDEA NCR Director Derrick Carreon confirmed it was a legitimate PDEA operation but appealed to allow him to obtain clear details.
“Our priority right now is to ensure the safety of the employees and the public. The management is closely coordinating with the PNP of the current situation. Please bear with us as we allow the authorities to handle the situation. For now, we hope for everyone’s cooperation to exercise caution in sharing unconfirmed information online,” it said.