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.


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.


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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