Robbery suspect killed in shootout with cops

A ROBBERY suspect was killed in an alleged shootout with the police around 9 p.m. Monday, November 6, in Sitio Riverside, Barangay Lawaan 3, Talisay City, Cebu.

Police identified the fatality as Janleomar Salinas Estudillo, who was hit in the body by the operatives of Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) operatives.

He was brought to the nearest hospital, where he was declared dead by the attending doctor.

Estudillo allegedly robbed a certain Lourde Villacarlo in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City last October 29.

The CCPO operatives led by Superintendent Ryan Devaras, the City Investigation and Detective Management Branch chief, located the suspect in Riverside and they launched an operation to arrest the suspect.

Estudillo allegedly refused to surrender and engaged the police in a gunfight. No one from the operatives was hit.

Police recovered from the suspect a .9mm Ingram submachine gun loaded with a magazine containing 11 bullets, a fragmentation grenade and a cell phone.

Two empty shells were recovered in the area. (KAL/SunStar Cebu)
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