Alleged mentally unstable man shot dead by Police

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Crime[www.inewsguyana.com] – Thirty – year – old Junior Gulliver was pronounced dead on arrival at the Mahaicony Hospital on Saturday, July 04 after he was shot by ranks of the Guyana Police Force.

According to a police report, at about 15:00 hrs, ranks of the Cane Grove Police Station responded to reports received that Gulliver of Strathavon, East Coast Demera, who is reported to be mentally unstable, was threatening a woman with a cutlass in the Strathavon community.

The report detailed that during their investigations the police ranks were attacked by Gulliver, who was armed with the cutlass, causing the police to resort to the use of force and he was shot to his body.

The police noted that the windscreen and other parts of a motor vehicle that was used by the ranks to get to the scene were also damaged by Gulliver during the incident.

The Police Office of Professional Responsibility is conducting investigations into the matter.

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