A Valencia resident, who was killed during a police-involved shooting in the area on Wednesday afternoon has been identified as 15-year-old teenager Jahmali Israel De Freitas.
According to a police report, after 2 pm officers of the Northern Division went to a house at Balisier Trace to execute a search warrant.
Police said upon arriving there they were shot at forcing them to return fire.
De Freitas was hit. He was taken to the Sangre Grande District Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Police said at the scene they recovered and seized an AK-47, an AR-15, an assortment of ammunition and several marijuana trees.
Three of De Freitas’ accomplices were subsequently taken into police custody.