shootingAn unidentified man was shot and killed by police officers late last night.

Police said the man who is a resident of Carapichaima fired at officers who were looking for him.

The incident occurred at Lion Drive, Orangefield Road, Carapichaima.

The wounded man was taken to the Chaguanas Health Facility where he died.

An officer was injured and taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he is being treated.

An autopsy is expected to be conducted on the man later today.