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Teenager fighting for life after being shot by police

A teenager accused of shooting at police is fighting for his life at the hospital after being wounded by return fire.

The incident took place at Factory Road in Piarco and police are reporting that they were fired upon by occupants of a car after police tried to intercept the vehicle.

Three other suspects managed to escape, but the teenager was wounded.

He was rushed to the hospital where he remains warded.

No firearms were recovered from the scene.