Police constable shot in Westmoreland

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police-constable.jpgA Police Constable was shot and wounded while on duty in Westmoreland early Monday morning.

Reports are that about 2:00 a.m., the constable was among a team of officers, who responded to explosions heard on Maylars Avenue in Savanna-la-mar.

Upon their arrival the officers came under gunfire during which the constable was reportedly shot.

He was taken to hospital where he is admitted in stable condition.

Following the incident the police say an 18-year-old male turned up at the hospital with gunshot wounds.

Based on investigations he was admitted under police guard.