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The suspects were arrested during an anti-crime exercise in Central Division, last night

A Venezuelan national is dead after he pointed a gun at police yesterday morning.

Police said Josue Perdomo reportedly robbed a man of his Nissan Tiida car in the wee hours of Friday morning.

Perdomo drove off with the car but the owner called the police who intercepted the vehicle. A chase ensued.

Investigators said Perdomo drover the car off the road at the corner of Sixth Avenue, Barataria.

It is then officers said that he pointed a gun at them.

Officers opened fire, shooting the Venezuelan national.

He was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.