Man Shot Dead, Police Officer Injured During ‘Back Road’ Shootout
A man is dead and a policeman injured following a shootout along Port Henderson Road in St Catherine on Wednesday.
Reports are that about 12:30 pm, a police team from the St Catherine South Division was engaged in a standoff at a hotel along Port Henderson Road, more popularly known as ‘Back Road’, when a man was shot and killed.
A revolver was recovered during the incident in which a policeman from the St Catherine South Special Operations unit was also shot.
The injured cop was taken to the Spanish Town Hospital in St Catherine.