4 suspected carjackers killed in Quezon


Posted at Apr 18 2012 08:25 AM | Updated as of Apr 18 2012 04:25 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Four suspected carjackers were killed in an encounter with police in Quezon province before dawn Wednesday.

Senior Superintendent Valeriano De Leon said several policemen chased the 4 suspects who drove past a checkpoint in Barangay Gulang-gulang, Lucena City at around 2 a.m.

He said police fired warning shots but the suspects fired back at them.

The suspects, who have yet to be identified, were eventually gunned down.

No one was hurt among the policemen.

Recovered from the slain suspects were four firearms and several credit cards. – report from Carolyn Bonquin, ABS-CBN News Southern Luzon