Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Police shoot and kill suspect in murder of PC Victor

One of the men suspected of killing PC Nicholas Victor was shot dead by police on Friday night.

He has been identified as Marcus Thomas.

According to reports, officers of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) went to a house along the Valencia Old Road, Valencia around 7:05pm, where the suspect was said to be hiding.

Thomas reportedly opened fired on the officers.

The officers returned fire, hitting the suspect several times.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The operation was coordinated by Police Commissioner Gary Griffith.

PC Victor was shot and killed by two men, as he left a supermarket in Kelly Village on Christmas Eve.

His firearm was also stolen.
Police say the officer's firearm was recovered on Thomas.

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