Jamaica Crime News, St Catherine: One man is now under police guard in hospital, while another has been arrested following a confrontation with members of the security forces in Kitson Town, St. Catherine on Saturday, June 22.
Reports are that about 2:00 p.m., a joint Police/Military team were on duty in the area when they came under gunfire by armed men traveling in a motorcar on the Kitson Town main road. The lawmen took evasive action and following the confrontation, one of the assailants was found with gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital where he is admitted under police guard.
Follow-up operations in the area led to the arrest of another assailant involved in the incident. He was found in possession of a Glock pistol and eight rounds of ammunition, which was subsequently seized.
A JDF vehicle was damaged during the incident and lawmen are now in search of the other men involved in the incident.
The Independent Commission of Investigations was informed.