A murder suspect has been shot and killed by police after an alleged attack early this morning.
Members of the Homicide Bureau went to a house at Wharf Trace, Maracas, St Joseph around 3:30am.
While there, a 31-year-old man allegedly attacked an officer, chopping him on his hand.
Fellow officers shot in the direction of the assailant who was wounded and taken to the hospital in Mt Hope where he was pronounced dead.
The deceased has been identified as Ricardo Ramsumair who was wanted in connection with the October 2020 murder of Douglas Ellie.
The injured officer was treated at hospital for his chop wound.