Daniel Doodu, a 27-year-old ex-convict, has been shot dead after engaging a police patrol team in a shootout at Ashaiman.
The patrol moved to the crime scene after a tip-off from some people around the Christian village close to the Tema International School at 4:00am.
The tip-off indicated that some alleged armed robbers had illegally entered a home belonging to a resident who is at this time out of the country.
ASP Juliana Obeng, Tema Regional Police Public Relations Officer, told Adom to the media that the deceased opened fire on the patrol team when the policemen got to the house.
She exposed that, a search for him disclosed that he had live cartridges.
ASP Juliana Obeng added that the suspect died immediately after the police also opened fire on him.
Since, his body has been deposited at the Police hospital morgue waiting for the autopsy.
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