Thirty-year-old Diego Martin resident, Damion George has been killed in a police shoot out. He was allegedly a part of an attempted robbery that took place on Tuesday morning shortly after midnight, at Dinsley in Tacarigua.
Reports state that police had been in pursuit of a vehicle in which George was the front seat passenger, however officers initially lost sight of the vehicle in the UWI area. One hour later they spotted the car near Grand Bazaar and gave chase. They urged the driver of the vehicle to pull aside however the officers were shot at. Police returned fire. One of the assailants ran out of the vehicle and evaded the officers. When police approached the vehicle, they found George dead.
A Glock 40 pistol was found in the car. George lived at Waterbridge Road in Diego Martin.