Monday 30 March, 2020

Man, 19, shot and killed by police officer in Cocorite

Wayne Roy Samuel

Wayne Roy Samuel

A man is dead after he was shot by a police officer in Cocorite on Sunday night.

He has been identified as 19-year-old Wayne Roy Samuel of Upper Terrace, Cocorite.

According to reports, the police officer was on his way to his Cocorite Terrace home around 9:15 pm, when he was approached and attacked by Samuel.

The officer drew his fireman and fired at the 19-year-old.

Police were contacted and Samuel was taken to the St. James Medical Complex where he was pronounced dead on arrival. A loaded firearm was recovered at the scene.

Police say Samuel was known to them.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

 

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