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Police Officer Shot by Masked Gunman at a beach in Trelawny
A municipal police officer attached to the Trelawny Municipal Corporation, who was on duty at the Burwood Beach in the parish, was shot and injured by a masked gunman Wednesday afternoon.
Reports are that about 4:30 pm, three municipal police officers were providing security at the beach when a masked gunman jumped over the fence and opened fire, hitting one of them in the knee.
The municipal cop was taken to hospital where he was treated. His condition is not considered life threatening.
The Falmouth police are investigating.
The Burwood Beach is operated by the Trelawny Municipal Corporation.