Policeman shot in thigh
PETALING JAYA: An encounter with three foreigners ended with a policeman being shot in the thigh at Persiaran Industri Bandar Sri Damansara near here yesterday.
The policeman was on patrol when he spotted three men, believed to be three Africans in a white car at a petrol station.
“When he approached the car, one of the passengers whipped out a pistol and shot him,” a source said.
The gunman and his accomplices then fled. The car was later found abandoned a few kilometres from the petrol station.
The victim who was rushed to Sungai Buloh Hospital is reported to be in stable condition.
PJ deputy police chief Supt Mohd Ali Thamby confirmed the incident.