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.