Gunman killed after shooting man


February 15, 2016

The St Catherine North police seized another handgun after they engaged gunmen who killed a man in Spanish Town.

It is reported that at about 9 p.m. on Saturday, gunshots rang out in Greendale, St Catherine. After the shoot-out, Colin Hunter, 42, of Gravel Hill in the parish, was shot dead by three gunmen. Hunter was reportedly buying DVDs when he was killed.

Three other persons, including two who were passengers on a number 22 Jamaica Urban Transit Company bus, were injured.

The three gunmen ran off but encountered a police party and a shoot-out ensued. After the shooting subsided, one of the gunmen was found with gunshot wounds, clutching a 9mm pistol.

His name could not be confirmed up to press time. The police have since maintained a presence in the area.

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