Jamaica Crime News, Hanover: A man who the police say pointed an illegal firearm at them in Cousins Cove, Hanover on Tuesday morning, October 2 was fatally shot.
The deceased has been identified as Odane Gordon, 28-year-old laborer of Charlotte Crescent in Kingston and Cousins Cove in Hanover.
Reports by the police are that on Monday, a resident of Cousins cove reported a case of assault against Gordon.
The lawmen say they went to a house occupied by the accused, but he was not at home. They returned to the premises about 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning, where the suspect was seen.
Upon seeing the lawmen approaching, Gordon reported pulled a firearm and pointed it in their directions. The police took evasive actions and upon firing, he was killed on the spot.
A black and silver pistol, loaded with ten live rounds were taken from the dead man.