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Sunday 22 October 2017
Crime and Court

Police shot in San Juan station

POLICE OFFICERS SHOT AT STATION

A policewoman remains warded in stable condition at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope after being accidentally shot in the stomach by a colleague in the San Juan police station yesterday.

According to sources, PC Bernard and WPC Sealy were in the changing room of the station when a firearm discharged. It was claimed that as both officers bent down to pick up a magazine which had fallen, their side-arms discharged.

When other officers in the station, heard the shot, they went to check and saw both Bernard and Sealy on the ground saw both officers bleeding from a gunshot wound. Sealy was shot in the stomach while Bernard was shot in his left hand.

The two were taken to hospital where they were both treated with Bernard being discharged while Sealy was still warded up to press time. Investigations are ongoing.

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