(SNO) — An investigation is underway into a police shooting that occurred on Monday on L’Anse Road, Castries, near the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
The injured man, identified as Mervin Beharry, is currently in stable condition at Victoria Hospital after sustaining two gunshot wounds to his chest and leg, according to law enforcement sources.
Reports are that police responded to a report of a man brandishing a firearm. On reaching the scene, a confrontation broke out between BeHarry and the police.
During the alleged struggle with the cop/s, Beharry was shot twice. The police allegedly recovered Beharry’s firearm.
The incident occurred around 11 a.m.
No additional information was available.