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Mentally challenged man shot after chopping policeman to his head

Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2018. 6:30 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: A mentally challenged patient was shot by police in Seine Bight Village this morning.

He has been identified as Zebidee Martyr.

Police say that they received complaints from villagers that Martyr was making chopping motions at them.

When police arrived on the scene they asked him to drop his weapon.

Instead he chopped one of the officers to his head.

As a result, police exercised restraint and fired several warning shots.

However, the accused would not desist.

And so police fired a single shot which caught him in his right arm.

He remains at the Southern Regional Hospital under police guard.

The officer he attacked is listed in a stable condition.

 

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