Thursday 29 October, 2020

'El Chapo', suspected of killing 7, shot and killed by police

A suspect who was connected to at least seven murders was killed on Wednesday morning in Santa Cruz during a confrontation with police.

The deceased was identified as Cullis “El Chapo” Magloure of La Canoa, Santa Cruz.

According to police reports, around 3.00 am officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force visited the La Canoa home of the suspect, as they had received intelligence that he may have been involved in the murders of 22-year-old Shawn Joseph, and his mother, 55-year-old Marsha Joseph.

Police said that when they arrived, they found Magloure on in the bedroom with a woman.

The woman, on seeing the police, ran.

Police said when some officers gave chase, Magloure reached for a firearm next to his bed.

While he was armed, the officers called on him to drop the weapon, an instruction he did not comply.

An officer, fearful for his life and the life of his comrades, used his licensed weapon and opened fire.

Magloure was struck multiple times about the body.

He was rushed for medical treatment, however, he succumbed to his wounds.

More on this as it becomes available.

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