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Robbery suspect slain in ‘shootout’ with Bulacan cops

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 02:55 PM February 16, 2022

Bulacan

BUSTOS, Bulacan — A robbery hold-up suspect was killed during an alleged encounter Wednesday with police in Barangay Bonga Menor in this town, police said.

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Col. Rommel Ochave, Bulacan police director, said Edgardo Lora Jr. from Pilar town, Bataan province, was killed after he engaged the responding cops in a shootout around 2: 30 a.m.

Lora reportedly stole a sling bag from his victim at gunpoint and tried to escape onboard a motorcycle. The bag contained P20,000 cash, investigators said.

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The Bustos police issued a flash alarm, but Lora refused to stop when flagged down, prompting the police to chase him.

The police recovered a .9mm pistol loaded with bullets, his driver’s license, and the victim’s money from the slain suspect.

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