Cops kill robber in Kingston

October 09, 2017
Police officers at the scene of a fatal shooting on Marcus Garvey Drive, in the vicinity of the Tinson Pen Aerodrome, yesterday.

An armed robber was shot and killed by the police along Marcus Garvey Drive in Kington yesterday.

Reports from the Corporate Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force are that the armed man was attempting to rob a man within the vicinity of the Tinson Pen Aerodrome when he was surprised by the police personnel.

The report said that the team of police, who was on foot patrol, tried to stop the robbery when the robber opened fire at them. The shots were returned and the robber was killed and the firearm he brandished seized. 

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