Police in Dominica have intensified their search for a 12-year-old girl who was kidnapped more than a week ago.
According to Deputy Police Commissioner Lincoln Corbette, the police shot and killed her abductor on Saturday.
Speaking with reporters, Corbette confirmed that the abductor Kian Alexander, was shot and killed shortly after 3 pm.
The Deputy Commissioner added that the police then tried to subdue Kian by shooting him in the legs.
He said Alexander was pronounced dead shortly after a medical team arrived.
Kenisha was abducted from her home on June 7.