The Apalit police force reported that a concerned citizen informed the police of a robbery in a convenience store in Barangay San Vicente.

Elements of the 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company promptly responded and spotted the suspects’ vehicle.

Police said the responding team tried to block the vehicle, but the suspects opened fire, triggering the shootout.

The four male suspects were killed on the spot.

Recovered from the scene of the encounter were two .45 caliber pistols, a .9mm pistol, the suspects’ vehicle and an still undetermined amount of cash. (Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)