Thursday 5 December, 2019

Cop attacked, shot and seriously injured in St James

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A constable from the St James Police Division is now in hospital nursing serious gunshot wounds following an attack in the parish on Sunday morning.

Reports are that the lawman was pounced upon and shot in the shoulder and chest while he was at the house of a friend he was visiting in Hendon, Norwood.

The injured policeman was rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital, where he reportedly underwent emergency surgery.

The St James police are investigating the development.

No motive has yet been established for the attack.

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