Close  

Cops kill 4 crime suspects in Rizal, Laguna

/ 10:35 AM May 01, 2018

SAN PEDRO CITY – Four people were killed in separate shoot-outs with the police in Rizal and Laguna provinces, the regional police chief said.

In Laguna, police received a report that two men on a motorcycle robbed a gasoline station in Barangay Bacnotan, Calamba City, according to Calabarzon police director Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar.

ADVERTISEMENT

The police immediately set up chokepoints until they spotted the suspects along the Bypass Road in Barangay Bucal around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Instead of yielding to the authorities, the suspects fired shots, prompting the police to shoot back and kill them both instantly.

FEATURED STORIES

Eleazar said recovered from the scene were a .45 caliber gun and an improvised shotgun. The police have yet to identify the slain suspects.

In Cainta town, Rizal province, two suspected gunmen also died in a police shoot-out around 8:45 p.m. Monday along Ortigas Avenue Extension in Barangay Sto. Domingo.

Eleazar said police patrolling the vicinity heard gunshots and when they responded to the scene, they saw a man, later identified as George Domantay, lying on the pavement while a motorcycle sped away.

They police chased the motorcycle towards Taytay town just as when the suspects began to open fire. The police shot back and killed both riders.

The police have not yet identified the gunmen but said they recovered a .9mm and a .45 caliber gun.

Domantay, a local butcher, was rushed to the Takano Hospital in Cainta but was declared dead on arrival.

ADVERTISEMENT
Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Calabarzon, Guillermo Eleazar, Laguna, ‎Police, Rizal, Shoot-out
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
newsinfo

Communists mourn death of Nene Pimentel

October 20, 2019 09:33 PM

sports

Brownlee, Ginebra whip Magnolia for 3-2 record

October 20, 2019 09:16 PM

newsinfo

PNP ‘proud to inherit’ Nene Pimentel’s legacy

October 20, 2019 08:22 PM

newsinfo

Cops collar escaped NPA rebel in Northern Samar

October 20, 2019 08:15 PM



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.