Police say at about 11:15h. today, Thursday, ranks acting on information that a suspect who was wanted, was seen at Access Road, ‘C’ Field, Sophia.
As the ranks approached the location, the suspect whipped out a handgun and discharged several rounds in their direction. The ranks returned fire, hitting the suspect in the upper left region of his body.
He was rushed to the GPHC and is presently undergoing surgery.
A snub-nosed .38 revolver, four (4) live rounds and two spent shells were recovered by the police.
An investigation is in progress.