Rob sus­pect slain in shootout

The Philippine Star - - METRO - – Rom­ina Cabr­era

A sus­pected rob­ber was killed in an al­leged shootout with po­lice in Que­zon City be­fore dawn yes­ter­day.

The sus­pect, who was fa­tally shot at the Neopoli­tan Jog­ging Place in Barangay Greater La­gro at around 2:45 a.m, has yet to be iden­ti­fied.

Probers said the sus­pect was flagged down at a check­point as his mo­tor­cy­cle had no plate num­ber.

Po­lice set up the check­point af­ter they re­ceived a re­port that a mo­tor­cy­cle-rid­ing man robbed a woman along Dahlia street in the same barangay.

A shootout en­sued af­ter the sus­pect al­legedly opened fire at the law­men. The sus­pect died at the scene af­ter sus­tain­ing gun­shot wounds to the head.

Po­lice re­cov­ered a .38 cal­iber Arm­scor re­volver and bul­let fragments at the crime scene.

A brown shoul­der bag, which was sup­pos­edly stolen prior to the shootout, was also re­cov­ered.

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