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Man who shot cop treated, detained

Published:Saturday | February 9, 2019 | 12:57 AM

The police confirmed on Thursday that a gunman, who was hit during a shoot-out that left a policeman with serious gunshot wounds early Wednesday morning, has been treated and released into police custody.

The police Corporate Communications Unit confirmed the man’s release but noted that no charges had yet been laid on the injured suspect.

In the meantime, the policeman is still hospitalised in stable but critical condition.

The shoot-out reportedly occurred at the Whisper’s Night Club on West Street in Old Harbour, St Catherine.