Cop dies in Laguna shooting

Third Anne Peralta-Malonzo

A POLICEMAN died after he was shot allegedly by his business partner in Los Baños City in Laguna.

Senior Master Sergeant Dominic Doctor, 43, died Thursday morning, July 11, while undergoing treatment at the Los Baños Doctors Hospital.

Laguna City Police Chief Eleazar Matta said Doctor was having a drinking session with his friends in Barangay Tuntungin-Putho around 9:50 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, when he was shot by Ruel Nabatilan, his partner in a money lending business.

Doctor was rushed to the hospital, but he died Thursday morning.

Matta said the shooting incident may have been related to their lending business.

Police are conducting hot pursuit operations against the suspect. (SunStar Philippines)