A mentally-deranged man who stormed the Yeji Police station in the Pru District of the Bono East Region with a machete to butcher officers on duty on Friday has been shot, mynewsgh.com has confirmed. Danlad Alhassan 23, police revealed to this portal with dreadlocks entered the charge office and started shouting at the police.
One Inspector Asante Samuel attempted calming him down and asked him to wear a nose mask but he suddenly pulled a cutlass that was hidden in his jeans trousers and threatened to spill blood.
The police officers on duty run to the back of the counter but the man decided to follow them to the counter back.
The inspector started shouting at the suspect to put the cutlass down but he was still forcing himself to the counter back and when all efforts made by the police for the suspect to calm down and put the cutlass down failed, the inspector instructed another who had taken an AK 47 to shoot and the suspect was shot in the left shoulder.
He abandoned the cutlass, removed his shirt and black singlet and threw them on the ground and fled the charge office.
One Abena Ayamba who claimed to be the mother of suspect victim Danlad Alhassan reported that her son came to the house with a gunshot wound on her left shoulder and was told her son had been shot by Yeji police.
She was later taken to St Matthias Catholic Hospital where her son was on admission responding to treatment.