UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Police in Cebu, Philippines shot and killed an armed man attempting to trespass an archbishop’s residence on Tuesday, July 10.
Forty-one-year-old Jeffrey Cañedo was reportedly looking for Archbishop Jose Palma. He was allegedly armed with a .38 revolver.
Palma is currently in Manila for the Catholic Bishops Conference.
Security at the archbishop’s residence said Cañedo seemed disturbed so they called the police.
Police said they tried to stop the suspect from entering the residence but he refused to stop.
CNN Philippines reported officers said Canedo fired first and that’s when they shot him.
Cañedo’s family meanwhile, said he was a good man but recently suffered from depression because of marital problems.
Police deployed more security at the archbishop’s residence as the investigation continued.