Saturday 28 March, 2020

Venezuelan national shot dead by police after robbing man of car

A Venezuelan national was shot and killed by police on Friday morning.

He has been identified as Josue Perdomo.

According to reports, around 3:40 pm Perdomo robbed a man of his Nissan Tiida vehicle along Richmond Street, Port of Spain.

The owner of the vehicle contacted the police and informed them of the incident.

Officers responded and a chase ensued.

The suspect ran off the road at the corner of Sixth Avenue, Barataria.

He then opened fire on the officers.

They returned fire, wounding the suspect.

He was take to hospital where he died.

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