CCTV footage in Sampaloc, Manila of a notorious criminal getting into a shootout with policemen in the presence of her young daughter has shocked the online community.
According to GMA News, the suspect was identified as Christopher Castillo.
The police were trying to serve him an arrest warrant for carnapping in Quezon City and attempted murder in Batangas.
But instead of giving himself up, the criminal drew his gun and started firing at the cops. According to the authorities, Castillo even used his child as a human shield.
Fortunately, one of the cops was able to take away the child as another cop shot the criminal dead near a convenience store.
Many netizens applauded the cops for their successful operation.
“Ang galing ng mga pulis! Napatay na yung criminal tapos ligtas pa yung bata,” a netizen commented.
(The policemen were impressive! They managed to kill the criminal and rescue the child.)