Robbery Suspect Shot In GPS Tracked Stolen Vehicle

Robbery Suspect Shot In GPS Tracked Stolen Vehicle

A robbery suspect had to seek medical attention after he was shot by police officers while attempted to escape with a stolen vehicle in Cunupia on Sunday 19th May, 2024.
• Around 3:30pm, Officers of the Central Division Task Force received a report of a robbery along Soogrim Street, Cunupia, where a man was robbed of a black Honda Vezel by several armed men.
• When the officers responded and met with the victim, they used GPS and tracked the vehicle to the Southern Main Road in Cunupia, where they intercepted it.
• One of the suspects allegedly pointed a firearm at the officers, who in turn opened fire, hitting the armed suspect who was then taken to the Chaguanas Health Facility to seek medical attention.
• The officers also recovered the vehicle as well as a firearm.
• Investigations are ongoing.