GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 16, 2018 (CMC) – The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has confirmed reports that three men, who were trailing a bank customer, were killed by an undercover cop, yesterday morning.
In a statement, the police said at approximately 10:30 am (local time), they were told that two suspicious-looking characters were spotted in the vicinity of Scotiabank, on Robb Street, in the capital.
Ranks of an anti-crime patrol, in an unmarked vehicle, were alerted and followed the vehicle, which was observed following a customer, who had exited the same bank and was in a motorcar.
“This observation continued and culminated at the Kingston Seawall, where the customer had, by this time, parked his motorcar,” the police said.
The statement added that the two suspicious-looking characters in the motorcar, drove up to the customer’s vehicle and exited, one brandishing a small arm at the customer.
A shootout ensued and the police report that this initial exchange resulted in the demise of the two robbers, later identified as Dextroy Cordis, 46, also known as Dutty, and another man identified as Kwame Assanah.
Seconds after the initial exchange of gunfire, the GPF said two other men were observed on a motorcycle in close proximity to the motorcar of the dead suspects.
One of the two persons on the motorcycle discharged several rounds at the police, who again returned fire, which resulted in a third person, identified as Errol Adams,57, also known as Dynamite, being shot dead.
His accomplice sped away on the motorcycle.
Investigators say a 9mm pistol, along with a magazine containing seven live rounds and four spent shells, were found next to the body of Cordis.
The motorcar vehicle that was driven by Assanah was searched and the investigators found one driver’s licence, ten passports belonging to himself and family members, a key used by trunkers, two handcuff keys along with a bandana and clothing.