Police officer gunned down in Quezon City

/ 05:00 PM September 05, 2019
Pat Michael Delos Reyes police dead QC 2

Police Patrolman Michael Delos Reyes lies on the ground after he was shot by two gunmen onboard a motorcycle in Quezon City on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Photo from QCPD

MANILA, Philippines — A police officer was killed Thursday when two-motorcycle riding men shot him in Quezon City.

Police Patrolman Michael Delos Reyes, 36, was on his way to fetch his children from school aboard his motorcycle about 1:30 p.m. when the suspects attacked him.


According to a report from the Quezon City Police District-Masambong Station, police operatives have launched a manhunt against the assailants who managed to immediately escape after shooting Delos Reyes.

Police recovered from the crime scene seven pieces of spent shells from a caliber .45 gun, a deformed slug, and a fragment of a fired bullet.


An investigation is still ongoing, as of posting time, to determine the motive behind the incident, police said. /kga

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