Crime scene investigators gather evidence at the scene of an alleged shootout between police officers and three suspected robbers along Biak na Bato street at past midnight yesterday.
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3 alleged robbers slain in shootout
Romina Cabrera (The Philippine Star) - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Three alleged members of a robbery gang were killed in an alleged shootout with police in Quezon City before dawn yesterday.

The suspects – identified as Dunhill dela Cruz, 35; Jessie Forte, 38; and Jeffrey Gloria – died at the scene along Biak na Bato street in Barangay Sto. Domingo at around 12:45 a.m.

Police probers said the slain suspects may have been members of the Nonoy Hermosa gang and authorities are verifying reports the gang was planning to stage a robbery in the area.

A fourth person was able to escape on a motorcycle and he is now the subject of a manhunt, police said.

Two .45 caliber Remington pistols, an STI Apeiro pistol, bullet casings and a motorcycle were recovered at the scene of the encounter.

The case was turned over to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit of the Quezon City police.  

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