Friday 22 November, 2019

Policewoman and daughter shot; suspected gunman found injured

A female police Inspector was shot and injured at her home in Portmore, St Catherine on Tuesday night. Her 23 year-old daughter was also shot and injured in the incident.

Reports are that at about 8:20 pm, the woman and her daughter were at home when gunmen went to the premises and attacked both women. The gunfire was returned, and the attackers fled.

Both women were injured in the gun attack, and were taken to hospital where they are receiving treatment.

In a subsequent search of the area by a police team, a man believed to be one of the attackers was found with gunshot wounds. He was transported to hospital under police guard. His condition is not known at this time.

Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free: