Man shot and killed by police

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    One man was shot and killed by police last night in Laventille.

    Around 8:25 pm officers responded to a report of a man armed with a gun at St Barb’s Road.

    When they arrived at the scene, they saw a man fitting the description, who allegedly attempted to flee on foot and shot at the pursuing officers.

    They reportedly shot back, hitting the suspect.

    He was was taken to the Port of Spain General Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

    The man has been identified as Anthony Daniel of Limer’s Corner, St. Barbs Road, who the TTPS says was charged for robbery in 2020 and was out on bail.

    Police also allegedly seized a high powered firearm.