A police officer was this evening shot while on duty at Guyhoc Park, East La Penitence, Georgetown.

Details of what led to the shooting are sketchy at this time.

Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Commissioner, Royston Andries-Junor confirmed the shooting.

He said that the incident occurred sometime around 18:50hrs.

Guyana Standard understand that the injured rank is currently receiving medical attention at a city hospital.

His condition is not life threatening, the PRO reported.

The suspect is in custody and the firearm has been lodged.

More details will follow.


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