Police vehicle shot up by gunmen in St Ann

A police vehicle was reportedly shot-up near the Tanglewood, Priory St Ann, last Saturday morning

An assistant superintendent of police and a constable travelling in the vehicle escaped serious injuries.

The incident occurred about 1:35 a.m.

Police reports are that two officers were on board the vehicle travelling from Bamboo heading towards St Ann’s Bay, when they saw men in bushes.

One of the men reportedly approached the vehicle and opened gunfire. The officers returned the fire, but other men also opened fire at the vehicle.

The men then escaped.

None of the police officers was wounded in the incident.

The windscreen and other sections of the vehicle were damaged.