Police shot and killed a man early yesterday morning after officers said he pointed a gun in their direction.
Shortly after 2 a.m., officers responded to reports of gunshots on Grant Street, Fox Hill.
Police said they encountered a man acting suspiciously. When they approached him, police said he pointed a gun at them, resulting in a struggle between the man and the officers.
According to the police, the officers were in fear of their lives and shot the man.
Paramedics were called to the scene, but were unable to revive the man, and pronounced him dead.
Police said they recovered a black handgun at the scene.
Her Majesty’s Coroner Jeanine Weech-Gomez visited the scene and will continue investigations into the incident, police said.