News784 was reliably informed that the individual shot by Police on Tuesday afternoon while responding to a burglary in Cane Garden has died.
He has been identified as Leon Samuel of New Montrose, a second suspect Kirk Williams who according to information hails from the Sion Hill community is in Police custody.
The drama unfolded around 2:30 pm on Tuesday afternoon when Law Enforcement received reports of Burglars entering the home of a Businessman in the upscale community.
We were further informed that when Officers arrived on the scene, they found Samuel and Williams
Willaims in an apparent bid to escape jumped off the Porch and was apprehended by Police Officers outside, Samuel, however, became defiant and charged at the Police with a “Pig Foot” in his hand.
It was at that time, police in an attempt to disarm Samuel, discharged a Fire Arm and shot him.
He was rushed to the Accident and Emergency Department of the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his injury.
News784 understands that Samuel was the father of four children.Investigations are ongoing.