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Man shot by police at Browne’s Beach


Man shot by police at Browne’s Beach

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POLICE HAVE REVEALED further details about today’s shooting at Browne’s Beach, St Michael.

According to a release, two on-duty officers “went to effect an arrest regarding a man selling illegal drugs” around 12:55 p.m.

During the arrest, the suspect reportedly armed himself and attacked the officers who “feared for their lives”.

The release said one officer drew his service firearm and shot the suspect in his right arm.

The man was immediately taken to the hospital for medical attention by police officers.  Both officers also sought medical attention for their injuries. (PR/NB)