A police officer, Michael Kporye was killed while on patrol duty at Micheal Camp in the Greater Accra Region.

Eyewitnesses say he was shot dead by two armed men on a motorbike.

The police, however, acted on intelligence and they were able to find out the hideout of the suspect at Tulaku.

When the Police arrived at the hideout around 3pm on Tuesday, the suspect initially shot at the Police, Accra-based Citi FM reports.

The Police subsequently responded by firing back at the suspect, killing him in the process.

Items found in his possession included two AK47 rifles and ammunition.

The suspect, who is popularly referred to as “Dogo America” has been on Police wanted list for some time now.

Police also arrested five other suspects, including Dogo America’s wife.