Trinidad Express:- POLICE shot and killed a suspected thief in Tunapuna on Tuesday when he and his accomplice attempted to rob a bar in the area.
The identity of the dead man was not immediately known.
Police said that around 2.40 p.m. a police officer was at the Big S Sports Bar at Centenary Street, Tunapuna when two gunmen walked and announced a robbery.
One of the gunmen opened fire at the Police Constable who began shooting.
One of the men escaped. His accomplice was shot.
The dying gunman as well as a patron, Ganesh Madrey who had been struck during the shoot-out were taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where the gunman was pronounced dead on arrival,
Madrey is listed in stable condition.