Cop ‘accidentally’ shot by colleague during operation in Portland
Created : 14 January 2019
Both the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) and the Inspectorate of Constabulary (IOC) have launched probes into the reported accidental shooting of a male police constable by one of his colleagues in Portland on Sunday morning.
The incident reportedly occurred during a police operation in the Oliviere Housing Scheme in Buff Bay.
The constable, who reportedly received a gunshot wound to his head, underwent emergency surgery at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) on Sunday afternoon.
He remains hospitalised in serious condition.
Reports are that about 5:45 a.m., a police team was on an operation searching a premises in the community in search of gunmen.