Reports by the Savannah-la-mar police are that about 2:00a.m., Constable Stephenson and a other officers, responded to a report of gunshots been fired along Meylers Avenue.
Upon their arrival in the area, they came under heavy gunfire from a group of armed men, and during an exchange of gunfire, Constable Stephenson and one of the gunmen, were shot and injured.
The wounded policeman who received gunshot wounds to the regions of his neck, was rushed to hospital, where he was treated and admitted.
Director of Complaints for INDECOM, Errol Chattoo told our news team that, he and a team of investigators are carrying out investigation into the shooting.
” based on our investigations, a police Constable was shot and injured during the shooting, and also a teenage who is allegedly to be the shooter”, Mr. Chattoo stated, ” both men are now at hospital, and are said to be in stable condition, but it is now early times, and we are unable to shed much light on the incident “.