A soldier reportedly was shot by the police during an alleged party in Point Fortin, this morning.

The deceased has been identified as Cpl Keverne Miller, 43, who had been on pre-retirement leave, and was last attached to La Romaine.

Initial reports state that around 3 am today, at Reservoir Hill, the police officer saw a man brandishing what appeared to be firearm.  People reportedly were running away from the man.

According to the report, the police officer became fearful for his life and for the safety of the other people and fired at the man brandishing the weapon.

The man, later identified as Cpl Miller, is said to have died before he got to the Point Fortin Area Hospital.

Investigations are ongoing.