Close  

2 suspected robbers killed in shootout with QC cops

/ 02:21 PM January 22, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Two robbery suspects were killed in an encounter with the police in Quezon City Monday night, shortly after allegedly robbing a shop selling car parts and accessories.

According to police, prior to the shootout, two armed men entered the shop in Barangay Nagkaisang Nayon in Novaliches at around 3:27 p.m. on Monday and divested customers of their cellphones and an undetermined amount of cash.

ADVERTISEMENT

Police said the location of the suspects were later traced to Barangay Gulod through the location service in one of the stolen cellphones.

Operatives of the Novaliches Police Station then launched a follow-up operation and verified that the two suspects matched the descriptions given by the victims..

FEATURED STORIES

Instead of yielding however, police said the suspects drew their guns and opened fire at the operatives, triggering the shootout at around 11:30 p.m.  Police said the two unidentified suspects died on the spot.

Recovered from the suspects were a caliber 9 mm pistol, a caliber .38 revolver, a motorcycle, three cellphones, and various drug paraphernalia.  /muf

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
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: Crime, Local news, Metro, metro news, news, Novaliches, Philippine news update, ‎Police, Quezon City Police District, robbery
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
newsinfo

20 cited for violations in Boracay road rehab

June 25, 2019 05:20 AM

sports

Aiming really high

June 25, 2019 05:08 AM



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | 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.