A Venezuelan national is dead after he pointed a gun at police yesterday morning.
Police said Josue Perdomo reportedly robbed a man of his Nissan Tiida car in the wee hours of Friday morning.
Perdomo drove off with the car but the owner called the police who intercepted the vehicle. A chase ensued.
Investigators said Perdomo drover the car off the road at the corner of Sixth Avenue, Barataria.
It is then officers said that he pointed a gun at them.
Officers opened fire, shooting the Venezuelan national.
He was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.