The Spanish Town police are asking members of the public for their assistance to identify a man who was fatally shot by members of the security forces, during a confrontation in Spanish Town, on Thursday morning.
Reports by the police are that about 7:15am, a team of officers went to a premises along St Johns Road in search of wanted men.
During their approach of the premises, they were fired upon by armed men and the fire was returned.
When the shooting subsided, the unidentified male was discovered suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper body.
An illegal 9mm pistol, fitted with a magazine containing two live 9mm rounds, was taken from him.
He was later pronounced dead at hospital.