Trike driver killed by robbers in Caloocan

Posted at 10/18/2012 1:05 PM | Updated as of 10/18/2012 1:05 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A tricycle driver was shot dead in Caloocan City before dawn Thursday.

Police said the tricycle of Jerry Urbino was blocked by at least four armed men along Mabini Street in Maypajo at around 3 a.m.

Urbino was shot three times allegedly after fighting the suspects who were robbing his passenger.

Police said Urbino's passenger had just withdrawn cash from an ATM machine when the robbery was carried out.

A manhunt operation has been launched against the suspects. – report from Raffy Santos, ABS-CBN News