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Man wanted for murder dead in firefight with Quezon cops

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 11:52 AM March 02, 2020

LUCENA CITY –– A wanted criminal was killed after he allegedly resisted arrest and shot the policemen in Tiaong town in Quezon province on Sunday.

A Quezon police report said Hadjaraszad Cartina, 28, using his caliber .45 pistol shot two police officers but missed during the serving of the warrant of arrest in Barangay Bukal around 1 p.m.

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The cops fired back, hitting the suspect in different parts of the body.

Cartina, who was wanted for murder in a case filed at the Regional Trial Court in Cabuyao City, Laguna, died while being taken to Liwag Hospital at the town center.

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The police reportedly recovered a gun and a hand grenade from the suspect.

Edited by Lzb
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