Hanover, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Two Police Officers Shot and Injured: A team of officers attached to INDECOM in St James are now carrying out investigations surrounding the circumstances in which two police officers were shot and injured mysteriously by their colleague at the Ramble Police Station on Friday morning. The officers are now nursing gunshot wounds where they were admitted at the Cornwall Regional Hospital.
Both victims, a Woman Constable and another Constable are now said to be in stable condition.
The Hanover police say they cannot (at this time) release an official statement as to how the shooting occurred, but they hope to get answers very soon, especially because personnel from INDECOM and officers from the Lucea CIB Department are currently at the station conducting their investigations.
Reports are that about 9:30 a.m., the officers were carrying out regular duties in the Guard Room area of the station. An officer in question firearm went off, hitting both officers.
The police say that officer has been temporarily off-duty and is awaiting questioning.