Kingston: Detective Shot in the Head Battles For His Life at KPH

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – A Kingston Central CIB detective is fighting for his life in the hospital after he was shot in the head by gunmen in Olympic Gardens, Kingston, on Saturday night.

Reports reaching Mckoy’s News are that the detective, who is a sergeant at the Kingston Central CIB, was part of an operation of investigations in the Fletchers Land community on Saturday night, when at approximately 8 pm they observed a black BMW motorcar, allegedly resembling the description of one which was used to transport men involved a recent murder.

The operation pursued the car in a chase from Fletchers Land to Olympic Gardens, where the gunmen jumped out of the black BMW and opened fire on the police.

The police returned fire and, during the shoot-out the detective was shot in the head. He was rushed to the Kingston Public Hospital where he was admitted in serious condition.


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