Two men were arrested and two firearms seized following a police-involved shooting incident which occurred yesterday afternoon in the San Juan district.
Officers were on mobile patrol around 5:30 pm, on Monday 5th February, 2024, when they stopped a red Nissan Almera motor vehicle with two male occupants.
The officers allegedly observed one of the occupants lifting a firearm and in keeping with the Use of Force Policy, discharged several rounds in the direction of the threat.
The two suspects, ages 20 and 28, of San Juan and Arima, who were not injured in the incident, were arrested.
One Glock 45 pistol loaded with a magazine containing five rounds of ammunition and one unloaded pistol were found in the possession of the two suspects.
Meanwhile, Task Force officers conducted an exercise in the Western Division (WD), along with officers of the WD Gang and Intelligence Unit between 11 am and 6 pm, yesterday.
During the exercise, the officers executed a search warrant at the Maraval home of a male suspect.
The search resulted in the officers finding one revolver and four rounds of ammunition in a busy area in the vicinity of the premises.
A quantity of marijuana was also discovered at the location.