Policewoman Fires Shot Killing One During an Attempted Carjacking

St. Andrew, Jamaica (McKoy’s News)Policewoman Fires Shot Killing One: A man was fatally shot by a policewoman during an attempted carjacking at the intersection of Old Hope Road and Caledonia Avenue in St Andrew last night.

According to police reports, at approximately 9:10 PM, the policewoman was driving her motorcar on Old Hope Road when on reaching the intersection with Caledonia Avenue, she was approached by two men on foot; one of whom was armed with a rifle.

The man pointed the weapon in her direction and ordered her from the vehicle.

The policewoman pulled her licensed firearm and fired in the direction of the men; one was hit and pronounced dead at hospital, while the other escaped in a waiting motorcar.

Contributed by: Dr. Colin O Jarrett

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