CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga: A suspected member of a notorious akyat-bahay and robbery holdup group was killed in a shootout with police authorities on Thursday in Gapan City, Nueva Ecija. Central Luzon Police Office (PRO3) regional director Chief Supt. Rudy Lacadin identified the fatality as Louie Garcia of Purok Riles, Barangay San Vicente, Gapan City. Garcia is reportedly involved in robbery incidents in Nueva Ecija. Report said patrolling policemen spotted Garcia and his companion on board a motorcycle at around 3:30 a.m. acting suspiciously. When approached, the two fled with Garcia who was back riding, fired at pursuing policemen. Garcia died instantly while his companion escaped.