WATCH: Greenhills hostage crisis ends
WATCH: Greenhills hostage crisis ends
The crisis lasts 9 hours, ending with the suspect getting tackled to the ground by cops after speaking with the media for around 20 minutes

MANILA, Philippines – After around 9 hours of negotiations, the Greenhills hostage-taking crisis came to an end.

On Monday, March 2, at around 11:30 am, fired security guard Alchie Paray went rogue and stormed V-Mall in Greenhills Shopping Center in San Juan City. He shot his former officer-in-charge and detained around 30 people in their administration room.

His demands? To speak with fellow guards and to speak with the media.

The standoff lasted until around 8:45 pm, with cops tackling the gunman after letting him speak for around 20 minutes, railing against alleged mistreatment as a security guard by Greenhills Shopping Center management and his security agency, Safeguard Armor Security Corporation (SASCOR).

Watch this report by Rappler’s police reporter Rambo Talabong. –

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