SHAWN Marlon Friday, who alleged pulled a gun on his estranged
wife after beating her, was shot dead with his own weapon
on Monday, after an alleged fight with a man who came to her rescue.
Police said that Friday, 40, of Penal Rock Road, Penal went to the woman's home at Ramjohn Trace Extension, Penal, at around 4.45 p.m.
He began beating her and pointed a gun but was confronted by a 25-year-old man from the area, who was able to wrestle away the revolver. Friday was shot in the chest and face, police said.
District Medical officer Dr Raziah pronounced him dead at the scene and the body was removed to the San Fernando mortuary for an autopsy. Police said Friday the a father of one.
The 25-year-old man is assisting police in their investigations.
PC Sookhoo is investigating.