Police are investigating a shooting involving one of their own.
The lawmen were on mobile patrol duty in Wilkinson Road, Richmond, Black Rock, St Michael, at about 3.55 pm yesterday when they encountered a man acting suspicious.
However, when they alighted from their vehicle and challenged the man, he reportedly drew a gun and ran.
According to police, the suspect also pointed the firearm in the direction of a pursuing police officer, who fearing for his life, discharged his service firearm.
However, the suspect escaped capture in 2nd Avenue Richmond.
The police subsequently received information that led them to the hospital where the suspect was awaiting treatment for a gunshot injury. The injury is non-life threatening.