Cop under PNP chief’s office shot dead in Makati

Rambo Talabong
Cop under PNP chief’s office shot dead in Makati
Major Jeffrey Dalson is killed on the spot by riding-in-tandem killers

MANILA, Philippines – A cop assigned under the office of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Archie Gamboa was shot dead on Monday, March 9, in Makati City.

According to the police report, Major Jeffrey Dalson was killed at around 7 am on Monday while he was in his parked Ford Everest in front of a building along JP Rizal extension corner 29th Avenue in Barangay East Rembo.

He was killed on the spot.

According to one witness, Dalson was killed by motorcycle-riding suspects, with the gunman taking the back seat, alighting the motorcycle before shooting Dalson and fleeing.

In a press briefing later Monday morning, PNP chief General Archie Gamboa promised a probe on the killing. Gamboa did not immediately recognize Dalson and his position in his office. – Rappler.com

Rambo Talabong

Rambo Talabong covers the House of Representatives and local governments for Rappler. Prior to this, he covered security and crime. He was named Jaime V. Ongpin Fellow in 2019 for his reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. In 2021, he was selected as a journalism fellow by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics.