Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- Four (4) still unidentified  motorcycle riding suspects were killed during a police shootout in Sta Rita, Pampanga late night yesterday (March 11).
Prior to the shootout, personnel of Sta Rita Municipal Police Station and 1st Provincial Mobile Force Company were simultaneously conducting COMELEC CHECKPOINT along the roads of Brgy. San Basilio, and boundary of Barangay San Basilio- Barangay Dila Dila, Sta Rita, Pampanga when four unidentified male persons on board two single motorcycles passed by the established checkpoint at said boundary and ignored the policemen who  flagged them down. 
 Immediately, checkpoint personnel of 1st Provincial Mobile Force Company chased the suspects while coordinating with personnel of Sta Rita Municipal Police Station for dragnet operation. 
Thereafter, Sta Rita policemen manning checkpoint saw the approaching motorcycles on board said suspects and flagged them down but instead of stopping, the suspects evaded the checkpoint. 
Joint teams conducted hot pursuit operation leading to a brief exchange of fire resulting to the wounding of the suspects who were rushed to Diosdado Macapagal Hospital, Guagua, Pampanga for medical treatment but were pronounced dead on arrival (DOA) by the attending physician.
Recovered from the suspects’ possession were one (1) 38 Cal. Revolver and three (3) 45 Cal. pistols.
Further verification is being made by police authorities for the possible identification of slain suspects. 
PRO3 Regional Director, PCSUPT  JOEL NAPOLEON M CORONEL said that, “As we continue to intensify our aggressive anti-illegal drugs campaign, we also keep on maximizing  our  anti-criminality efforts especially on motorcycle riding suspects to put a stop if not prevent nefarious activities of these lawless elements .”