According to a police statement, just after 3:00hrs on Sunday December 13, 2015, 50-year-old Cheryl Embrack, of Grove Housing Scheme,, was entering her home when she was attacked by two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun.
The men took her into the house and took away a stereo set and a cell phone.
Police say while the robbery was in progress neighbouring residents informed the police who responded and encountered the perpetrators as they were leaving the scene.
The police came under fire and returned fire during which one of the men was shot and injured and an unlicensed .32 pistol with 10 matching rounds was recovered.
Police have identified the injured man as 21-year-old Devon Forde of Stevedore Housing Scheme, Georgetown.
He has been admitted to the GPHC where he is under guard.
His accomplice managed to escape and police investigations are in progress.