Thursday 19 September, 2019

Man, 24, killed in shootout with Central police

A 24-year-old man was killed by police following a shootout which occurred in Chaguanas around midday.

The deceased is Omarli John of Walcott Lane, Enterprise.

Sources say Central Division Task Force Officers were on patrol along the Caroni Savannah Road when they spotted a man near a vehicle, acting suspiciously.

When the officers engaged the suspect, he hopped into his vehicle and sped off.

Police say they chased him along Connector Road when he began shooting at them.

They returned fire and he was hit multiple times.

He died at the scene.

 

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