St Ann's outpatient shot dead by police

A St Anns outpatient has been shot and killed by police during an altercation.

Reports indicate that police were called to the Rich Plain area around 7 pm on Thursday after residents reported that a man had been acting violent.

Upon reaching the scene, police officers attempted to subdue 30-year-old Paul Marchan.

However, the man resisted and launched an attack on the lawmen.

It is reported that Marchan slashed one of the officers with a broken bottle and then attempted to stab the other with a knife.