2 men killed in shootout with Quezon City cops

/ 08:31 AM August 10, 2018

Two unidentified men were killed in a police encounter in Quezon City on Friday morning, authorities said.

Operatives from the Quezon City Police District’s Batasan Station rushed to Payatas Road corner San Miguel Street at about 4:55 a.m. after receiving a phone call from an unnamed citizen that a group of men were dismantling a tricycle, according to police report.


Upon seeing the responding policemen, the suspects allegedly opened fire leading to a shootout. The two suspects died on the spot.

Police said both suspects wore masks, baseball caps, and long-sleeved shirts.


Police also said two other individuals believed to be cohorts of the slain suspects managed to escape aboard a motorcycle towards Montalban, Rizal.   /kga

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Batasan police station, Crime, Quezon City, Shootout
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2019 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.