Monday 30 November, 2020

Search on for man who shot at police officer

A search is ongoing for a man who shot at a police officer on Wednesday night.

The assailant missed.

The incident took place around 10 pm on Wednesday along Road 6, North Eastern Settlement, Sangre Grande.

The officer, who is attached to the Eastern Division Task Force, was about to enter his vehicle when he heard explosions.

The officer took cover and drew his licensed firearm.

He saw a man a short distance away with a firearm and returned fire.

During the exchange, the suspect fled the scene.

The officer notified his colleagues, and a search was conducted by a team of officers led by Sgt Katwaroo.

Police say the suspect is known to them, and they are asking him to surrender.

More on this as it becomes available.

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