Enterprise teen arrested for shooting at police
A 16-year-old boy is currently under police guard at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC), after being arrested for shooting at police officers during an anti-crime exercise in the Enterprise district.
The exercise took place between 5 pm and 8:30 pm on Wednesday.
According to a statement by the TTPS, officers went to a house at Lendore Village, Enterprise, to execute a search warrant for arms and ammunition.
On approaching the house, three male suspects fled the premises and a chase ensued.
While in pursuit, the suspects allegedly shot at the officers several times.
The police returned fire.
One of the suspects sustained a gunshot wound to the shoulder and was taken to hospital where he remains.
The other two suspects escaped by running into a bushy area.
Investigations are ongoing.
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