New Zealander Shot Dead After Resisting Hold-up in Makati City

New Zealander Shot Dead by Suspect After Resisting Hold-up in Makati City

A New Zealander tourist was shot dead after allegedly resisting suspects from a hold-up attempt in Makati City.

A tourist from New Zealand died on the spot when he fought with hold-uppers in Makati City last morning. The victim was named Nicholas Peter Stacey, 34, a young man from New Zealand, according to the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) report.

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Stacey stayed at Room 16 Airbedz Makati, which is located at Boyle St., Barangay Palanan, Makati. Stacey was with his girlfriend when the armed guys approached them, according to the police investigation.

The tandem suspects, who are now the focus of a police manhunt, left fast. In the original inquiry conducted by P/Master Sgt. John Robert Baligod, the victim’s girlfriend, Pamela Gaye Villonoza, 31, stated that they arrived at Airbedz Maเว็บ สล็อตkati at 11 p.m. after a sightseeing excursion in Palawan.

A gray/black Yamaha NMAX motorcycle allegedly stopped next to them on Filmore St., when the back rider got off, brandished a revolver at them, and announced a holdup. Another suspect is reported to have parked the motorcycle nearby while the victim attempted to grab the suspect’s revolver.

According to the ABS-CBN News report, NCRPO said “the suspect discharged the gun and hit the victim’s left chest, resulting in his death.” The motorcycle-riding males escaped toward Pasay City and seized Stacey’s girlfriend’s phone and cash.

Following the shooting, the suspects fled in the direction of Pasay. Meanwhile, NCRPO commander Gen. Jonnel Estomo directed the Makati City Police Station to conduct a manhunt operation for the two suspects. The victim’s remains were transported to a funeral home in Taguig City for autopsy.

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