A man is now in police custody after allegedly stabbing and shooting his wife on Saturday in Old Harbour St. Catherine.
He is Balfor Barnett a Correctional Officer attached to the Horizon Adult Remand Centre.
Police reports are that at approximately 4 p.m., Balfor and his 35-year-old wife Lisa Barnett were in their bedroom when a dispute developed.
The police say an explosion was heard.
Shortly after, Mrs Barnett was seen running outside with what appeared to be a wound to the abdomen.
She collapsed and was taken to the Spanish Town Hospital.
Her husband fled the scene but was later taken into custody by the police.