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Cop shot during confrontation at funeral service in St Andrew

A policeman was shot and injured by a gunman on Waltham Park Road in St Andrew on Saturday.

Reports are that about 10.35 am a group of persons was at a funeral when gunshots were heard.

A team of law enforcers is said to have responded to the incident, and there was a confrontation with a man who was reportedly armed with a gun.

Reports are that the policeman was shot and injured during the confrontation.

The vehicle that the policeman and his colleagues were travelling in was also damaged by gunshots.

Sources reported that the policeman sustained a wound to the side of his face.

It is not clear if the man who had the firearm was apprehended.

Reports reaching Loop News are that the policeman was taken to a hospital where he has been admitted for treatment.