Members of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service shot and killed one bandit intercepted a vehicle stolen by bandits on Monday.
According to reports police officers attached to the Central Division Gang Unit on surveillance located on the Solomon Hochoy Highway, Couva, had cause to engage a stolen vehicle with two occupants in the vicinity of the Indian Trail Flyover.
Two occupants alighted and fired upon the police officers.
The officers returned fire and struck one of the assailants who was rushed to the Couva Hospital and pronounced ‘dead on arrival’.
He is yet to be identified.
A search is on the way for the other assailant.