SAN PEDRO CITY — A man accused of breaking into a warehouse was shot dead after allegedly attacking a responding police officer in this city on Sunday.
Supt. Giovannie Martinez, the police chief here, said the incident happened around 4 a.m. in a private warehouse in Barangay San Antonio. The police have not identified the slain suspect.
In a text message, Martinez said the police received a report that three robbers broke into a warehouse that stores various imported goods.
When the police arrived, two of the suspects have already fled, but one of them allegedly attacked a policeman with a knife. The policeman reportedly stepped back and shot the suspect in defense.