Man accused of selling stolen motorcycles killed in Batangas
SAN PEDRO CITY – A man, suspected to be selling stolen motorcycles, was killed in a shootout in Sta. Teresita, Batangas on Wednesday morning.
The police, in a report from the Calabarzon headquarters, identified the slain suspect only by his alias “Billy.”
The report said the shootout happened around 1:45 a.m. in Barangay Antipolo where the police conducted an entrapment operation against alleged motorcycle thieves.
Police went undercover to buy an allegedly stolen motorcycle when Billy drew out a gun and fired shots. Police shot back and hit him while his still unidentified companion escaped.
The police rushed the suspect to the Taal Polymedic Hospital but died on the way.
The police recovered a .9-mm gun and an unregistered motorcycle.
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