CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga: Two members of suspected gun-for-hire group “Arnold Balagtas Gang” were killed in a shootout with policemen at a check point in Candaba town on Sunday. Police Regional Office 3 Director, Chief Supt. Amador Corpus, identified the slain suspects alias “Umeng” and alias “Sonny,” both tagged in the killing of a former village councilor of Barangay Concepcion in San Simon town. Police manning a checkpoint flagged down the suspects on board a motorcycle for verification but instead of slowing down, suspects opened fired triggering a shoot out. Recovered from the crime scene were one a caliber 9mm Beretta pistol with magazine assembly loaded with live ammunition; 2 black motorcycles without license plate and caliber .38 revolver.