Police officer shot in Sealots

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 20:00

A police officer is at this time fighting for his life at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital after being shot last night.

According to police reports, around 8pm on Thursday, Acting Seargent Morris, who was at the time off duty, was in Sealots when he was ambushed and shot multiple times.

He was hit in one of his hands, hip and left leg.

He was rushed to hospital where he is warded in a critical condition.

The officer is attached to the Port-of-Spain Community Police Unit.

Police believe his attacker escaped via the sea.

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