Thursday 1 October, 2020

Cops kill mentally ill man in Ste Madeleine

Police have killed another mentally ill man who was allegedly throwing stones at cars in Ste Madeleine on Monday.

According to reports, police officers went to Ritchie Street, where 23-year-old Daniel Paul was allegedly seen throwing stones.

Officers attempted to stop him, urging to stop damaging the vehicles.

Instead, Paul allegedly turned his attention to the officers and began throwing stones at them as well.

Officers then shot Paul twice about the body.

He was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital, however, he succumbed to his injuries. 

Police shot and killed two other mentally ill men in separate incidents earlier this year: 

In March officers shot and killed Paul Marchan in Diego Martin in front of his family, after he allegedly attacked two officers. 

In a separate incident in April, officers shot and killed a mentally ill patient in Point Fortin

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