A 19-year-old man is custody following a shooting incident that left a police officer detained in hospital on Sunday.
According to reports, around 9pm, plainclothes officers acting on intelligence were attempting to arrest a suspect in the Elizabeth Estates area who they suspected to be in possession of a firearm. The suspect fired several shots in the direction of the officers resulting in one of the officers being struck in the right arm.
The officer was taken to hospital where he is detained in stable condition.
A short while later police arrested a 19-year-old male who is assisting with the investigation.
SUSPECTS IN CUSTODY OVER SHOOTING INCIDENT
Two men aged 36 and 33, are in custody following a another shooting incident on Sunday.
According to reports, shortly after 10pm, two men were sitting at the rear of a house on Peter Street, when they were approached by three men armed with a handgun who shot one of them to the leg and the other in the hip. The men then fled on foot.
The two victims were taken to hospital where they are detained in stable condition.
A short while later police arrested the two suspects in connection with this incident.