Cop under PNP chief’s office shot dead in Makati

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. –

Rambo Talabong

Rambo Talabong covers security, crime, and the city of Manila for Rappler. He was chosen as a Jaime V. Ongpin Fellow in 2019 for his reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs.