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 who was also injured was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he is being treated.
An autopsy is expected to be conducted on the dead man’s body later today.