Reports indicate that shortly after 12 noon the suspect was spotted driving a stolen vehicle along St. Lucien Road, Diego Martin.
Police Officers approached the man who then pulled out a firearm and shot at the lawmen.
There was an exchange of gunfire following which the suspect was wounded.
The man was detained and a firearm was recovered at the scene.
He was taken to hospital where he is warded in a stable condition under police guard.
Police said the man was wanted for several robberies and shootings.