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Two injured in Haynesville shooting


Two injured in Haynesville shooting

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Around 5:30 p.m. yesterday, police carried out an operation in the Haynesville, St James area, where people were involved in cockfighting.

On arrival police officers were met with men with weapons and there was an exchange of gunfire. Two males (a 33-year-old resident of Clifton Hill, St John) and a 40-year-old of (Retreat Terrace, Black Rock, St Michael) received gunshot injuries and were transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for medical attention.

A firearm and a number of live rounds were recovered.

Investigations are continuing. Anyone who can provide the police with any information pertaining to this matter can contact police emergency number 211 or 419-1700. (PR)