One Killed, 3 Arrested Following Police-Involved Shooting

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 13:30

One man was killed and three others arrested following a report of robbery against two businesses in the Central Division yesterday morning.

According to official police reports, Officers of the Central Division Task Force, Central Division Operational Unit, Emergency Response Patrol and Chaguanas Patrol Unit, responded to  a  report  of  a  robbery  in  progress  in  the  Charlieville  district,  around 3:17 am, on Sunday 15 December 2019.

Upon arrival at the scene where the robbery was in progress, officers were shot  at  by  armed  assailants  from  inside  the  building.  Officers returned fire (in accordance with the Minimum Use of Force policy), injuring one of the gunmen.

Police confirm that a 20-year-old Enterprise man was taken to the Chaguanas Health Facility, where he died.

Further investigations resulted in two other men being apprehended while running along  the  southbound  lane  of  the  Uriah  Butler  Highway. 

The suspects, a  21-year-old  and  a  20-year-old,  both  of  Goodwill  Road, Enterprise, Chaguanas, were arrested in connection with the incident.

A  short  while  later,  based  on  information,  officers  proceeded  to  Ocean Drive,  Enterprise,  where  a  21-year-old  suspect  was  also  arrested  in connection with the robbery.



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