Trinidad Express:–  Officers of the newly formed Emergency Response Patrol Unit (ERU) have shot and killed a man.

Dead is Matthew Samaroo of Persad Street, St Lucien Road, Diego Martin.

Officers of the Western Division, as well as the ERU, received information of a series of robberies in the district.

The officers went to an area off Hillaire Drive, Diego Martin, where they observed a group of men.

The men, on seeing the police, allegedly pulled guns and shot at the officers.

The officers returned fire.

One man was shot.

The other men escaped the scene.

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