Sunday 13 October, 2019

Mentally ill man killed by police

A man believed to be mentally ill was shot and killed by police on Saturday morning.

According to initial reports, around 10 am Saturday, residents of Ariapita Road, St Ann’s complained of a man threatening them and damaging property with a cutlass.

When police arrived on the scene, the man reportedly charged at them with the weapon.

Police shot and killed him.

The man has not yet been positively identified.

More on this as information becomes available.

 

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