Roberto Pocaterra Pocaterra Publicó: Baldwin // Venezuelan killed in shootout with cops - EntornoInteligente / A Venezuelan national was killed by police during an alleged shootout in Diego Martin on Wednesday night.

A female Venezuelan national was also shot during the incident and was said to be warded in hospital. Up to late yesterday, the name of the dead man was not released.

According to a police report, at about 11.30 pm officers were responding to an all-points bulletin in which a black Yaris was seen evading a police roadblock exercise in the area.

The vehicle was intercepted near St Lucien Road and as the officers were approaching the vehicle they were shot at, forcing them to return fire.

The two occupants of the vehicle, the Venezuelan nationals were shot. They were both taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where the man succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.

Police said they recovered a loaded pistol and an undisclosed amount of US currency.Investigations are continuing.


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