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Robber dead in Cavite shootout

/ 01:49 PM September 05, 2019

SAN PEDRO CITY –– An alleged robber was killed in a shootout with the police in General Trias City in Cavite province Thursday morning.

Police have not yet identified the male suspect slain around 3:30 a.m.

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A report from the Calabarzon police said authorities were alerted after two men broke into a house inside Metro South Village in Barangay Manggahan.

When police arrived at the scene, one of the suspects reportedly opened fire, prompting the policemen to shoot back.

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The man was killed instantly, while his male companion escaped.

Police recovered a caliber .45 gun with a tampered serial number. Maricar Cinco/lzb

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TAGS: Cavite, General Trias, Local news, ‎Police, robbery, Shootout
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