A Ciceron man who allegedly attempted to rob a citizen on Micoud Street Sunday night was shot by a uniformed police officer who was on duty at the time, hospitalised briefly and is currently in custody, law enforcement sources have disclosed.
According to information obtained by St Lucia Times, the shooting occurred at around 8.45 pm.
The Ciceron resident ran away after committing the robbery and was shot in the region of the calf, a law enforcement source said.
A search of the man’s person revealed that he was carrying a firearm, it was disclosed.
The man was expected to be charged Tuesday.