Alleged Gunman Fatally Shot in Rose Heights, St. James

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St. James, Jamaica (McKoy’s News)- Alleged Gunman Fatally Shot: A team from the Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) are now carrying out investigations into the fatal shooting of a man in the community of Rose Heights in St James.

The victim has been identified as Kishorny Falconer of a Sean Crescent address also in Rose Heights.

Reports by the Freeport police are that about 4:00 pm on Monday, the police responded to a report of armed men being seen along a section of Sean Crescent.

Upon the arrival of the police in the area, a group of armed men opened fire on them. The police further stated that the fire was returned and during the shooting, Falconer was shot and the other gunmen escaped in nearby bushes.

A Bursar 9mm semi-automatic pistol loaded with several rounds was allegedly taken from him. The wounded man was transported to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The police also reported that while at the hospital, a man who is believed to have been among the gunmen turned up at the facility with gunshot wounds. He was immediately placed under police guard and is waiting to be charged.