A 50-year-old police corporal narrowly escaped with his life after he was shot at by an unknown assailant last night in St Joseph.
The incident happened at about 9pm along Acono Road, St Joseph.
The officer was said to be standing along the roadway, near Josephine Bar, when a while vehicle drove past him.
The vehicle suddenly stopped and three men came out from the car, armed with what appeared to be firearms.
They then allegedly opened fire at the corporal.
The officer ran for cover and took out his licensed firearm and shot back, in keeping with the use of force policy.