A Fyzabad man is dead following a confrontation with a police officer on Monday.
The deceased has been identified as Kyle Thompson of Dubary Street, Fyzabad.
He was killed around 2.30 a.m. near the Dream Girl’s Bar in La Brea.
According to police reports, officers were responding to a report of a disturbance.
Upon their arrival, the officers were greeted with “missiles” as persons began throwing bottles at the lawmen.
One of the officers returned fire, and shot once.
Thompson was hit in his upper body.
He was rushed to the Point Fortin District Hospital. However, he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Part of the incident was captured by someone using their phone.
This is the 45th police killing for the year.
More on this as it becomes available.
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