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Shot man identified


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Shot man identified

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Police are investigating a shooting incident, which resulted in the injury of one man. This occurred around 9:40 this morning at Rock Hall, St Philip. 

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

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 yesterday.

As a result of information received police went to a residence at Rock Hall, St Philip where Parris was seen. He 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. (PR)

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