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Police cordoned off the street where the suspects' house was located.
IPOH: Police arrested four criminals after engaging them in a two-hour shootout at Taman Syukur here.
The four, believed to be involved in gangsterism and drugs, were apprehended at about midnight.
Deputy Perak police chief Deputy Comm Datuk A. Paramasivam said the police stormed the suspects' house and arrested two men prior to the exchange of fire.
"We first arrested two of the suspects who were on the ground floor after entering the premises.
"Two others then tried to escape, with one of them fleeing through the roof before falling into a neighbouring house," he said.
"The last suspect, who was armed, was arrested at an empty home nearby," he said, adding that no one was injured in the shootout.
The police found several packets of drugs, believed to be Eramin, and seized a Berreta Compact pistol with 9mm bullet casings during the operation.
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