DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A teenager was killed by a gunshot fired by the police Monday night, October 9, after allegedly attacking a cop in a subdivision here.

The Davao City Police Office said June Cuison, 17, was among the suspects in a robbery incident in Calachuchi Street in Juna Subdivision, Matina at around 10:30 pm.

According to a police report, the suspects tried to escape onboard their motorcycle exiting through Sandawa area.
The report added they were about to “corner the suspects onboard their motorcycles” when Cuison “jumped off from the motorcycle and attacked one of the peace officers with a bladed knife.”

The police said Cuison was brought by the Talomo Police Station’s Alert Team to Southern Philippines Medical Center but was declared dead on arrival by the attending physicians.

The police also reported the minor is a “repeat criminal offender” who was involved in previous robbery incidents based on the records of the Talomo Police. (davaotoday.com)

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