A shooting incident in the Ottley Hall area yesterday has resulted in the death of Alwin Browne aka “Bunnie” of Ottley Hall.
According to a statement by the Police, the incident occurred when Mr. Brown shot at the police after they executed a search warrant.
The statement said the Police then returned fire – following which Mr. Brown was then taken to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital where he subsequently died.
The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force said while shooting a suspect is the last resort, the law gives Police Officers the authority to use the necessary force to apprehend a suspect.
The Police express condolences to the family of the deceased.