A 35-year-old man was rushed to the hospital’s Emergency Department last night with a gunshot wound to his left arm, following the firearms incident in Pembroke Parish.
Police say the incident occurred around 11pm on Tuesday, March 24, at the junction of Two Way Deepdale and Parsons Road.
A spokesman said: “The victim was conveyed to the King Edward the Seventh Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment to his injuries which are not considered to be life threatening.
“Quick action by police officers resulted in a person of interest in connection with this incident being taken into custody. That person is now assisting police with their inquiries.
“Anyone with information on this latest firearms incident is asked to contact Detective Chief Inspector Arthur Glasford, or Detective Sergeant Jason Smith, of the Serious Crime Unit, on 247-1174 or 247-1128 respectively.
“Alternatively, persons wishing to provide information anonymously, may do so by calling the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.”