Thursday 22 August, 2019

Man shot during police operation

(File Photo)

(File Photo)

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) conducted an operation at Green Hill, St. Michael today, in response to information received from the Anti-Gun & Gang Unit. 

During this operation, around 1:05 pm, a 24-year-old male suspect was found in possession of a firearm and was shot in the left leg by police personnel. He was later transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance to receive medical attention. 

A second suspect, also a 24-year-old male, was taken into custody, along with one motor car and a small quantity of cannabis. 

Police investigations are at a sensitive stage and the identities of these individuals are being withheld.  

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