UPDATE- Shooting at Browne’s Beach
Police have confirmed reports surrounding a shooting incident, which occurred at the popular Browne’s Beach, St Michael this afternoon.
A release issued by lawmen said the shooting occurred at about 12:55 p.m. as two officers attempted to apprehend a man for “selling illegal drugs”.
“During the arrest, the suspect armed himself and attacked the police officers who feared for their lives; one officer drew his service firearm and shot the suspect in his right arm.
“The suspect was immediately taken to the hospital for medical attention by police officers.
“Both officers also sought medical attention for their injuries. The matter is being investigated,” the police statement added.
So far the victim has not been identified by name.