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Gas station ‘robber’ shot dead in Batangas

/ 02:07 PM October 16, 2018

SAN PEDRO CITY— A man accused of robbing a gasoline station in Lipa City, Batangas was shot dead in a shootout early on Tuesday.

The police have yet to identify the slain suspect but said that he and another man robbed a gasoline station in Barangay Inosluban around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

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According to the Calabarzon police, responding policemen tracked down the suspects who escaped onboard a motorcycle.

The police tried to arrest them but they reportedly opened fire and hit Police Officer 2 Rodoldo Dimaculangan, but he was wearing a bullet proof vest.

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The suspect was dead on arrival at the N.L. Villa Memorial Medical Center, while his companion escaped./ee

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