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One man killed, three illegal firearms seized in Westmoreland shootout

Published:Saturday | March 25, 2017 | 3:24 PM

The police in Westmoreland are reporting that one man was killed and three illegal firearms seized following a shootout with gunmen this morning.

The identity of the slain man has not been ascertained.

The police report that a team was on patrol in the community of Llandilo when they signalled the driver of a motorcar to stop.

It’s reported that he disobeyed and attempted to escape when the vehicle crashed into an embankment.

According to the police, three men emerged from the vehicle and opened fire.

The police team reportedly returned the fire and one of the men was found suffering from gunshot wounds and was later pronounced dead at hospital.