Police officer, 29, dies after allegedly shooting himself outside MBS

A firearm was seized from the scene.

Matthias Ang | September 19, 2022, 02:09 PM

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A 29-year-old police officer was found dead outside Marina Bay Sands shopping mall after allegedly shooting himself, Lianhe Zaobao reported.

In response to Mothership's queries, a spokesperson for the police said the officer from the Central Police Division was found with a gun shot wound.

The incident took place along 1 Bayfront Avenue on Sep. 19 at 9.44am.

He was subsequently pronounced dead.

A firearm was found at the scene and seized.

Zaobao further reported that the officer had also fired two shots into the air.

He was also reportedly conveyed to hospital unconscious where he died of his injuries.

Based on preliminary investigations, the police do not suspect foul play and investigations are ongoing.


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