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Police conducted an operation in Linden in an attempt to apprehend several male suspects who were at a house in Wisroc, Linden.
The men are suspected of committing armed robberies in Linden.
During the operation, the men reportedly opened fire on the Police ranks, who returned fire in the process, wounding two of the suspects.
One of the suspects who was shot has succumbed, while the other is receiving medical attention.
The suspect who succumbed was identified as Randy Ronald Jerome, a 33-year-old unemployed resident of One Mile Wismar, Linden, while Ronaldo Chapman, called ‘Paki’, a 23-year-old of 73 Half Mile Wismar, Linden, who was wanted for Robbery Under Arms and Rape, is receiving medical treatment at the hospital.
A search is currently in progress, and so far, two firearms with ammunition and a quantity of cannabis were found by the Police at the scene.
Investigations are ongoing.