The Manchester police have confirmed that a police officer attached to the Spaldings police station, in the parish of Manchester, was shot and injured by a group of armed robbers who fired on the station on Wednesday evening, April 17.
Reports are that, shortly after 6:30 p.m., a group of armed robbers dressed in army fatigue, robbed a Chinese operated store, which is located in the township of Spaldings.
While in the process of making their escape, the gunmen who were armed with M-16 assault rifles, opened fire on the Spaldings Police Station, which resulted in one officer being shot in the abdomen.
The gunmen made their escape in a waiting motor car, towards the directions of Frankfield. After launching their attack on the police station, they also fired on a number of motor vehicles, which resulted in damages being done to their structure.
We also understand that the wounded cop was treated immediately at hospital, and his now in stable condition.