Police last night shot and killed a suspected car thief and wounded his accomplice in Mayaro.
Around 8 p.m., police attempted to intercept a Nissan B14 Sentra which was earlier stolen at gunpoint in Rio Claro.
A party of police officers of the Mayaro and Rio Claro CID, led by Insp Wayne Doodhai, received information on the robbery and set up a roadblock at a junction at Mafeking Village.
When police confronted the suspected thieves, they opened fire.
Police returned fire and the two men were shot.