The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has launched a probe into an incident in which a police officer was shot on Virgin Gorda on Friday, April 17.
The policeman was reportedly shot in the leg while in the Spring Bay area of the sister island.
Information Officier for the RVIPF, Akia Thomas, told BVI News that the cop has since been transported to the Dr D Orlando Smith Hospital on Tortola where he is being treated.
“An investigation has commenced in the matter,” Thomas told our news centre.
No further details about the incident have been provided but BVI News will continue to follow this developing story.
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