MANILA, Philippines - A suspected robber was shot dead in a police encounter in Manila before dawn Wednesday.
Police said the suspect, who was with another man on board a motorcycle without registration plate, drove past a checkpoint and fired shots.
The suspect was eventually gunned down along Algeciras Street in Sampaloc district.
The slain suspect's cohort, meanwhile, fled on foot.
- Umagang Kay Ganda, December 19 2012