Two alleged thieves were detained on Tuesday, August 3 in Shady Grove, St. Catherine, according to the Shady Grove Police.
According to reports, at 7:50 a.m. on Tuesday, men in a Nissan Tiida motorcar had allegedly robbed persons in the Ewarton area and were driving along the Shady Grove main road when they were stopped by officers. The men refused to comply, attempted to flee and the vehicle in hich they were travelling crashed. The men reportedly abandon the vehicle, opened fire on the officers, and ran into the surronding area.
The area was searched with the help of the Point Hill and Linstead police, and two males suspected of being among the robbers were apprehended. One of the males was shot and transferred to the hospital, where he was admitted under police protection.