Man killed in shootout with cops

Posted at 08/30/14 3:50 PM

MANILA -- A man was killed in a shootout with the police in Novaliches, Quezon City on Saturday.

According to Supt. Norberto Babagay of Novaliches Police Station, they received a report that five people were gambling in Barangay Sta. Monica.

When policemen reached the area, they were fired upon by Rodolfo Lopez.

Policemen were prompted to fire back.

Lopez died on the spot.

It was also reported that Lopez was involved in the killing of a policeman in January.