A security guard was killed after two suspects attempted to rob the gasoline station he was guarding at Barangay Soro-Soro Karsada in Batangas City on Thursday night.
Sr. Supt. Nicolas Torre, Batangas City Chief of Police, identified the victim as Rolando Caritos, a native of Barangay Palingon, Calamba City, Laguna province.
Torre said that the victim was shot to death by suspects Rolando Macasaet and Arnel Vina, both working as construction workers and both hailed from Pola town, Mindoro province.
Elements of Batangas City Police responded immediately to the incident resulting to a failed robbery. Police also arrested the suspects. Macasaet and Vina are now in custody of Batangas Police while waiting for the filing of proper charges. ROSELLE AQUINO