Man fatally shot during robbery attempt

June 07, 2017

The police's Constabulary Communications Unit is reporting an unidentified man was fatally shot after he and another assailant attempted to rob a female police officer of her motor car last night.

The incident took place along the intersection of Old Hope Road and Caledonia Road, Kingston.

Reports from the Cross Roads police are that about 9 p.m., the policewoman stopped at a traffic light when two men, one armed with a rifle and the other with a pistol, blocked her and ordered her out of the car.

The policewoman challenged the gunmen and during the incident, one of the gunmen was shot and injured. 

The injured man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead while undergoing treatment.

The Inspectorate of the Constabulary and the Independent Commission of Investigations are investigating.