Two Cops, among four murdered in middle street mayhem
In that exchange four persons were killed including two policemen.
Some foreign nationals were also rescued from a nearby building
Dead are policemen Sherwin Pantiliz and Michael Forde. Also killed were vanessa Williams and Hugh Allister Paul.
At the hospital relatives of the policemen were in shock and disbelief at their sudden passing.
The man secured himself inside of his well fortified building and was shooting indiscriminately as the lawmen took cover and tried to cordon off his building.
From all indications the businessman was helped by the surveillance cameras, which were securing his building.
His brother Aubrey said that Derrick had a mining operation in the interior and he was also a licensed firearm holder.
Eyewitnesses said that the man earlier in the afternoon was in the streets brandishing his weapons.
It was just around four thirty that the last set of shots was heard and the police came out pumping their fist indicating that it was all over. By this time the crowd had swollen with scores of persons running to get a closer look at the shooter.