Alleged robber shot dead by off duty cop

Crime: Alleged robber shot dead by off duty cop in shoot out on Christmas night

An unidentified male was shot dead by an off-duty police officer during a reported shootout on Port Henderson Road in St Catherine on Christmas Night.

The police officer was also shot and injured during the incident that ended at about 8.45 pm.

A 9mm pistol with a magazine containing eleven 9mm round of ammunition was also seized.

Reports are that about 8.35 pm, the man was carrying out a robbery when he was confronted by the lawman and was eventually shot dead during a reported shootout.                                                                During the reported standoff between the two combatants, the cop was also shot and injured.

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