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Man Shot Dead, Police Officer Injured During ‘Back Road’ Shootout

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.

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