One suspect was wounded and another arrested, following a robbery in Princes Town yesterday.
Around 5:15pm, two men, one armed with a gun, entered a supermarket on Edward Street and announced a hold-up.
The proprietor handed over a quantity of cash, however an off-duty police officer who was in the supermarket at the time of the incident, got into a struggle with one of the suspects.
The gunman allegedly fired a shot, prompting the officer to return fire with his licensed firearm.
The assailants escaped in a green Nissan Almera and despite the officer shooting at the vehicle and damaging the rear windshield.
A short while later, officers at the Princes Town Police Station received information that a man was seen lying unresponsive on the road way in Dyers Village with an apparent gunshot wound.
A green Nissan Almera with a damaged rear windshield was also parked on the side of the road.
The injured man, a 28-year old of Barrackpore, was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital for treatment.
A 30-year-old Penal man was also subsequently detained.