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Fatal Police Shooting In San Fernando

Residents of Carlton Lane, San Fernando are insisting Adelle Gilbert was not armed, when he was shot and killed by police officers.


Police have been saying Mr. Gilbert fired shots at them when they went to get him on a construction site in the area.


According to the police 37-year-old Mr. Gilbert started shooting at them in a bid to escape.


He was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital where he died.


Police say a gun was found in Mr. Gilbert’s possession.


But Carlton Lane residents are casting doubt on the account given by the police.


His unnamed sister was distraught at the scene of the shooting yesterday.


At the scene there was a physical confrontation involving another woman and the police.


Police say Mr. Gilbert was wanted for crimes in San Fernando ranging from murder to drug trafficking.

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