One man is dead following a shootout in Laventille this morning.
Around 9:00a.m, officers conducted a search in the Laventille, San Juan area after receiving intelligence that a man was about to commit a crime with an illegal firearm.
As officers approached the location, they were met with gunfire. They returned fire and when the smoke cleared, the suspect lay dead at the scene.
The exercise were carried out by officers from the North Eastern Division and Special Operations Response Team (SORT) under the supervision of Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith.