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(Updated 11:14 a.m.) After engaging authorities in shootout before his arrest, slay suspect Jason Ivler is in critical condition at a Quezon City hospital, a GMA Flash report said on Monday.
As of posting time, Ivler was undergoing an operation at the Quirino Memorial Medical Center, according to a report by GMA News’ Joseph Morong.
"He is in critical condition because of slight blood loss. His large intestine was hit and feces have spread to his stomach," Quirino Memorial Medical Center’s Dr. Fernando Lopez said in Filipino.
The report said Ivler, who had to undergo blood transfusion, sustained gunshots on his right shoulder and the left portion of his belly. His spleen and large intestine were also injured.
Ivler is the suspect in the killing of Renato Ebarle Jr., son of Presidential Chief of Staff Renato Ebarle Sr. — LBG/RSJ/NPA, GMANews.TV