Policeman shot at Melrose
Investigations are continuing into the wounding of a policeman by gunfire shortly after midnight on Saturday 9th July 2016, by an unknown assailant.
The CID Detective along with a number of Police Officers responded to a report in the Melrose, St. Thomas community when they were fired upon.
As a result, the Detective received a gunshot injury to his left shoulder.
He was transported by colleagues to the QEH where he has been detained. No one has been arrested.
- David Welch – ASP (Ag);
Public Relations Officer