From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella – On the Resorts World Manila incident

Authorities are looking at this as an isolated incident involving robbery.

The suspect, the lone gunman, is now dead.

We advise our people to refrain from going to the area or its vicinity. Injured persons are still being evacuated from an earlier stampede.

The safety and security of everyone is our primary concern.

Injured customers of the Resorts World Manila are now being treated by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel and at nearby medical facilities.

Police and Special Action Force (SAF) troopers are conducting room-to-room clearing to make sure that all personalities inside the building are rescued and accounted for.