Policeman shoots SHS student at Techiman after he allegedly threw stones at him in the night.
The shooting occurred after officers who were on motorbike patrols were attacked and pelted with stones upon reaching Krobo.
In an attempt to defend themselves and escape, Constable Owusu Mensah and Constable Dominic Amankona, fired a warning shot which resulted in the victim, Emmanuel Obeng age about 18 years, being hit on the shoulder.
At about 12:05am on Sunday, the Regional commander and some others were informed that some policemen on patrol duty had shot someone at Krobo, a suburb of Techiman, and that the victim was rushed to the Holy Family Hospital.
The Deputy Regional Commander, accompanied by the Crime Officer, the Staff Officer, the Highway Patrol Officer immediately proceeded to the hospital to ascertain at first hand the situation.
The family however suspect a foul play by the police.