Early this morning, police shot and killed five suspected bandits during a gunfight in Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara.
Three out of the five men have been identified as Levi Griffith, Adrian Dally, and 38 year old Timothy St Hill.
St. Hill is a repeat offender who has appeared before the courts for several felony offences including drug trafficking and larceny.
Reports indicate that they managed to gain entry into the residence by cutting the gate with a torch. They were reportedly looking for a safe which is located inside the building.
Three firearms, one AK-47 rifle with two magazines and two shotguns were also found in their possession.