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Alleged MC thief shot dead during gunfight

November 6, 2021 Steve A. Gosuico 336 views

GAPAN CITY – Police shot dead during a gunfight one of two men who allegedly stole a motorcycle early Wednesday morning here.

Police head Lt. Col. Alexie Desamito said the armed encounter took place in Bgy. Mahipon at 3:50 a.m.

Her men were dispatched to conduct dragnet operations against two unidentified men who earlier stole at gunpoint a blue Yamaha Mio motorcycle owned by Bryan Jonas Matias, 22, of Tramo Drive, Bgy. San Nicolas in Bgy. San Lorenzo.

Desamito said the suspect fired at the pursuing lawmen, triggering a gunfight which resulted in his instantaneous death.

Recovered at the encounter site were the suspect’s cal. 38 revolver, fired bullets for cal.9mm and the stolen motorcycle.