Police shoot murder suspect in Wallerfield

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 20:00

Police have shot and wounded a Wallerfield man who they suspect murdered another man earlier in the day.

Perry Williams was chopped to death on Moonan Road, Wallerfield, this morning and later died on his way to the Sangre Grande District Hospital.

However, Northen Division officers received information on the whereabouts of the suspect, who they later found hiding in some bushes still armed with the cutlass.

Officers say they called on the man to drop the weapon but say he instead attacked them, chopping one of the officers in the process.

Police then shot the man twice.

He is now warded at the hospital in a critical condition.

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