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Deadly police involved shooting in Beetham

A 39-year-old man from the Beetham was fatally shot by police on Wednesday night.

According to a police report, the man pointed a rifle at patrolling police officers.

The report stated that at about 10 pm, officers of the Inter Agency Task Force were on patrol near the Beetham Gardens Child Care Centre, when they saw a man standing there.

The officers approached the man to speak with him but instead of cooperating with the officers, he pulled out a rifle and pointed it at them.

The police subsequently opened fire, shooting him multiple times.

Another man dies in a police-involved shooting

A robbery suspect was shot by police during a high-speed chase along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway on Tuesday morning.

He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mount Hope.

Police allegedly recovered a firearm from the vehicle he was in.