‘Ratty’ killed by cops in Morvant

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‘Ratty’ killed by cops in Morvant

A man identified as Triston ‘Ratty’ Springer, was shot and killed by police officers in Morvant on Saturday morning.

Springer, of Second Caledonia, Morvant, is said to have pointed a firearm at officers, who went to his home to execute a search warrant.

Reports state that at around 5:45am, officers executed a search warrant for firearms and ammunition at the victim’s residence.

Officers entered the home and called out to Springer, who they found lying on the bed.

He allegedly pointed a firearm in their direction and the officers opened fire, hitting Springer.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said a quantity of cash and a firearm were seized.