The number of persons who died in a shooting carried out by a Sergeant at the Thirukkovil Police Station has increased to four.
Police said another officer who sustained injuries in the shooting succumbed.
Three officers were earlier reported to have died in the shooting carried out yesterday.
The Officer-in-Charge who also sustained injuries in the shooting, is currently receiving treatment in hospital.
It was revealed that the shooting was carried out by a Sergeant attached to the Thirukkovil Police Station.
Police said he surrendered to the Ethimale Police, with two T-56 firearms and 19 rounds of ammunition.