Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Suspect in police stabbing shot by officers

Police are conducting investigations into a shooting incident which resulted in the injury of one man. This occurred sometime around 940 am on Tuesday the 27th day of March 2018, whilst at Rock Hall, St. Philip.

During this incident, Applon Parris 26 years, of Taitt Road, Brittons Hill, St. Michael, received a gunshot injury to his left leg.

Applon Parris was wanted for questioning in connection with the unnatural death of Shayne Welch Police Constable # 1873 of the Royal Barbados Police Force; which occurred on Monday 26th March 2018. As a result of information received, Police went to a residence at Rock Hall St. Philip where Parris was seen, Parris was armed with a weapon and confronted the Police, and he was shot in the left leg by Police and disarmed.

He was immediately transported to the Accident and Emergency Unit of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for medical attention.

He remains in police custody.

The Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the general public for their assistance in this matter.

 

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