Wanted man ‘Popcorn’ killed in shootout with police
Wanted man, Deodat ‘Popcorn’ Seecharran was shot dead around 11:30 pm on Sunday during an exchange of gunfire with police at Betsy Ground, East Canje.
Sources told Stabroek News that at the time of the shooting police were responding to a report that Seecharran, of Adelphi, Canje and another man were seen on bicycles in the area.
According to the source, the police “challenged them to stop,” but instead they opened fire on the ranks. They then dropped their bicycles and started running through a track with the police officers in hot pursuit.