Robbers shoot cop dead in Manila

Posted at 04/20/2012 9:16 AM

A police officer from Navotas was shot dead by suspected robbers along Marzan St. in Sampaloc, Manila Thursday night.

The victim was identified as PO2 Joel Magno.

Officials of the Manila Police District Station 4 said Magno was chasing 2 suspected robbers when shot dead at around 10 p.m.

Magno sustained a gunshot wound to the head.

The suspects had just robbed a jeepney in Manila when they encountered the cop.

They fled after the incident. - Umagang Kay Ganda, April 20 2012