Police investigating three shooting incidents
Police have launched investigations into three separate shooting incidents which occurred yesterday, including that of a police constable.
According to police public relations officer Acting Assistant Superintendent David Welch, a female police constable was shot and injured while at her residence around 9 p.m. She received a gunshot injury to her left leg and was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) by ambulance, where she was treated and discharged.
He also revealed that a 14-year-old male was shot and injured while at his St. Michael residence. He received an injury to his left calf and was taken to the QEH by an ambulance, where he was treated and discharged. The wound appeared to be self-inflicted and a firearm was recovered by investigators.
Also yesterday, a 27-year-old St. James resident was shot and injured while at Fitts Village, St. James. He received a gunshot injury to his back and was transported to the QEH. He underwent surgery and is said to be in a stable condition.