Man killed during confrontation with licensed firearm holder

September 29, 2016

A man was shot and killed during a confrontation with a licensed firearm holder at the Constant Sprint Arcade in Half-Way Tree, St. Andrew, yesterday. 

He has only been identified by his alias, ‘Spike’.

According to reports from the Half Way Tree police, about 3:30 p.m., ‘Spike’ and the licensed firearm holder were involved in an altercation when he was shot. The police were summoned and his body removed to the morgue.

The licensed firearm holder has since been questioned and the firearm taken for ballistic testing.

As investigations continue, the police are asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact the Half-Way Tree Criminal Investigation Branch at 926-2551, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.

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