Two police officers shot in Beetham

Date: 
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 22:45

Two police officers have been shot in an area called Hell Yard in the Beetham.

The shootings occurred around 7.20 Thursday evening.

Police say the officers were on an exercise when the shooting occurred.

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A male officer identified only as Moreno was shot in his head while a female officer identified as WPC George has been shot in her foot.

The both have been rushed to the Port-of-Spain General hospital where they are undergoing emergency surgery,

Both officers are said to be in stable conditions.

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