Robber shot dead in QC

Posted at 05/24/2014 10:25 AM | Updated as of 05/24/2014 10:25 AM

MANILA – Police shot dead one of the two robbers who snatched the bag of an off-duty lady guard on Friday night in Quezon City.

Victim Melinda Librado said she was waiting for a ride along Litex when one of the two men on board a motorcycle grabbed her bag.

"Hinampas niya ng baril yung kamay ko tapos kinuha yung bag saka umalis. Nagpaputok pa siya sa taas nung umalis na," Librado said.

After receiving the incident report, patrolling policemen searched the area and found the suspects along Kagawad Street, Road Area C, Talanay in Barangay Batasan.

"Pumutok yung suspek pero nakatakas ang isa pa," said Police Senior Superintendent Eleazar Matta.

One of the suspects was shot dead.

Police recovered the stolen bag and a gun from him. -- Report from Kori Quintos, ABS-CBN News