Forty-year-old Keanon Harry of Kwakwani Water Front was shot during a scuffle with a Police rank on Wednesday at 15:30hrs after he was caught assaulting a woman in a house at Kwakwani Airstrip Road.
According to a Police statement, two constables of the Kwakwani Police Station responded to a report of a man assaulting a woman in a house at Kwakwani Airstrip Road.
Upon arrival at the scene the ranks observed, Harry, assaulting a woman who was bleeding from her face. The ranks intervened, and Harry became aggressive towards them and attacked one of the ranks, resulting in a scuffle during which he was shot to his groin area.
Harry was then taken to the Linden Hospital Complex and was admitted as a patient. Nevertheless, the Police Constable who shot him has been placed under close arrest.
Investigations are ongoing.