Teen held after shooting at police

A 16-year-old boy is currently under police guard, at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, after being arrested for shooting with intent at police officers during an anti-crime exercise in the Enterprise district.

The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Inraj Balram, took place between 5:00 pm and 8:30 pm on Wednesday 15th August, 2018.

During the exercise officers proceeded to a house at Lendore Village, Enterprise, to execute a search warrant for arms and ammunition.

Upon approaching the house, officers observed three male suspects flee the premises and gave chase.

While in pursuit, the suspects shot several times at the officers, who returned fire.

One of the suspects, sustained a gunshot wound to the shoulder and was later taken to hospital where he remains.

The other two suspects escaped by running into a bushy area.

Investigations are ongoing.

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