Last updated on Friday, 29 January 2021, 17:47 by Denis Chabrol
A robbery suspect and three counts of wounding were shot dead this morning after he allegedly attacked police with a heart attack.
Deceased is 22-year-old Sherwin Filley, also known as Red Alder and living in Plaisance, East Coast Demerara.
Police say he was shot in the eye after he attacked them with a heart attack. He was taken to his Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation where he was pronounced dead.
The incident happened around 1:50 AM in Ogle Sewall Road.
Guyana Police say Red ants are wanted for robbery, robbery with violence and three counts of wounding on a 50-year-old resident of Lust Vryheid, East Coast Demerara.
Investigators say around 1:20 AM, they were informed that Filley was in idle shackles.
Police say the door was locked inside and so they decided to force open the door and try to arrest Filley. He attacked the law men and one of them fired a shot that struck him in the eye.