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Man fatally shot by police in Westmoreland

Published:Monday | September 25, 2023 | 10:23 AM
The police’s Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau and the Independent Commission of Investigations are both investigating the incident.

A man was fatally shot during an alleged police confrontation in Westmoreland on Sunday.

He has been identified as 33-year-old Randol Reid, otherwise called 'Pecos', of Ancho district in Whithorn in the parish.

The police say the incident occurred along the Whithorn main road.

They say a Luger Glock pistol with a magazine containing eight 9mm rounds of ammunition was seized at the scene during the incident.

The police's Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau and the Independent Commission of Investigations are both investigating the incident.

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