Two robbers were shot dead in a shootout with police today. At approximately 1:15 this afternoon, police responded to a robbery in progress on the Benque Viejo Road in the Cayo District. A shop was reportedly being robbed by two men wearing masks. Quick police response led to the cordoning of the area. This resulted in the Robbers opening fire on the police officers who fired back.In the cross fire, two of the robbers were shot and killed. Police have recovered a sawed off shot gun from the scene, an undisclosed amount of cash, and other items stolen from the store. Apart from the robbers, no one else was injured. Police investigation continues.