Monday 9 December, 2019

Man shot dead after reportedly pointing gun at off-duty cop

A man was shot dead after he reportedly pointed a gun at an off-duty police officer in St Thomas on Monday.

A .357 Magnum revolver containing three .357 mm cartridges was reportedly seized after the incident, police sources reported.

The deceased has been identified as Garfield Wright, otherwise called ‘Foodie’, a 43-year-old resident of Middleton district in the parish.

The Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), the police’s information arm, reported that the shooting occurred at approximately 2.30 am on Monday.

No further details were provided of the incident.

The Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) has launched a probe into the development.

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