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Thief killed in Bulacan ‘shootout’

Ramon Efren Lazaro (The Philippine Star) - April 26, 2021 - 12:00am

MALOLOS, Philippines — A suspected motorcycle thief was killed in an alleged shootout in Marilao, Bulacan yesterday.

Maynard Consunto reportedly stole a Yamaha Sniper motorcycle with license plate 7348CQ in Barangay Patubig on Saturday night, according to Col. Lawrence Cajipe, Bulacan police director.

Several hours later, the suspect was spotted driving the motorcycle, prompting police officers to pursue him.

Consunto reportedly drew his gun when police officers cornered him in Barangay Abangan Sur, triggering a firefight the resulted in his death.

Probers recovered a revolver, five plastic sachets containing shabu and the motorcycle from the suspect.

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