Police in ‘A’ Division on Friday evening arrested one person following a reported shootout at Victor Street, Lodge, Georgetown. The incident occurred just before 20:00hrs.
While details are sketchy, this publication was told that officers reportedly thwarted an attempted robbery which resulted in an exchange of gunfire between the lawmen and the alleged perpetrators.
No one was injured during the shootout however, it was reported that one woman, a nurse who was nearby, after hearing the gunshots jumped into the nearby canal for cover. She was subsequently assisted out by the police officers.
Inews was informed that residents in the area were reportedly tight lipped about what transpired, only saying that “the police opened fire.”
While it is unclear how many gunmen were present, it was also related to this publication that the police managed to arrest one of them.