Jamaica Crime News: One man was shot and killed and a police officer shot and INJURED after armed men challenged the police in a heated gun battle on the compound of a hotel located along a section of Port Henderson Road in St Catherine, called ” Back Road.”
The police say the gunman still remains unidentified up to news times.
Reports by the police are that shortly after 12:30 p.m., on Wednesday, February 27, the police received intelligence that a group of armed men was spotted on the compound of the hotel located along Back Road.
The police responded, and they came under immediate gunfire upon reaching the location. A heated gun battle ensued between the police and the gunmen, during what time one of the men was shot and killed, and one officer shot and injured.
The men managed to escape in the area, and a handgun was taken from the dead man.