Police Shot Woman in Westmoreland; Two High Powered Guns Seized

A woman was hospitalized after she was reportedly shot during a police operation in Jerusalem Mountain in Westmoreland early this morning.

{xtypo_dropcap}T{/xtypo_dropcap}he police have reported that an AK-47 assault rifle with six 7.26 rounds and a 12-gauge shotgun with two cartridges were seized during the operation.

Reports are that about 2:15 am, a team of officers was in the district when a confrontation between them and armed men ensued. A woman was found with gunshot wounds when shooting subsided and was taken to hospital for treatment.

The lawmen subsequently searched the area and found the weapons.