The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is investigating the shooting injury of a woman in the vicinity of Sovereign Centre, St Andrew, this morning Thursday, May 3). INDECOM is appealing for witnesses to assist by providing information.
Reports are that about 8:30, there was an altercation between an off-duty police corporal and a man who was attempting to wipe the windshield of the officer’s vehicle. During the exchange the concerned officer discharged his firearm which resulted in the injury to the woman who was leaving a restaurant on Sovereign Centre, Barbican Road. She is said to have been shot twice.
It is understood that the injured woman was assisted to the hospital by a doctor on the scene. She is currently being treated for wounds to her abdomen and leg.
INDECOM says it has taken an initial statement from the concerned officer and its investigative team is processing the scene and vehicle of the injured woman, obtaining CCTV footage and canvassing for additional witnesses.
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