A businessman shot dead an intruder who was part of a gang that attempted to rob the supermarket and terrorize the man's family at around 3a.m. on Wednesday.

Police said three men used a ladder to enter the home through a kitchen window.

The men began shouting and kicking open the family's bedroom doors.

The supermarket owner responded by shooting at the men with his licenced firearm.

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One man was killed from a bullet to the forehead. The others fled.

Police said they found a gun on the dead man, who was not immediately identified.

"Bones" Supermarket downstairs the family's home, near St Clement's Junction on the Naparima/Mayaro Road.


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