A suspected robber, already before the court for armed robbery, was Sunday shot and killed when he attacked a senior police officer with a machete and a knife in
Dead is 29-year old Marlon “Critters” Shepherd of Smythfield,
The Guyana Police Force said an Assistant Superintendent of Police had responded to a report of armed robbery and pursued Shepherd who was riding a bicycle and had been pointed out by the victim.
The Police Officer caught up with the suspect at Republic Road and
“Despite calls for him to desist, the suspect continued to attack the Officer who was forced to resort to the use of force and shot him to his chest. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the
Shepherd was before the courts on a charge of robbery under arms. This resulted from investigations into a report where on February 12, 2013, he attacked Daryl Edwards, 18 years, of