UPDATE: Suspects in police custody after shoot-out
UPDATE: Police provided the following update on their operation this morning.
Sometime after 9:30 pm last night (Sunday May 20), police conducted an operation during which a car was intercepted in the area of Kew Road, St. Michael.
The occupants of the vehicle fired at the police who returned fire; as a result, a number of guns were seized and several male suspects were arrested and are in custody and assisting with investigations.
No suspects were injured in the operation.
Original Post: BREAKING: Reports of shooting during police operation
"We are still at a very sensitive stage of the operation."
That was the response of public relations officer with the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF), Inspector Rodney Inniss when asked about reports of a shooting in Tudor Bridge, St. Michael today.
While Loop News understands that at least one person was shot during a police operation in that area, Inspector Inniss could not provide further details on the matter at this time:
"Police carried out an operation and a number of persons are in custody. We are still at a very sensitive stage of the operation."
More details to come.
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