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December 22, 2012
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Shoot-out leaves one dead, others injured

A man was killed, his crony shot and injured and a policeman also shot in an alleged shoot-out on deCarteret Road in Mandeville, yesterday morning.

According to police reports, a dance was in progress at premises on deCarteret Road around 3 a.m., when a police team arrived on the scene and soon after engaged three men.

A gun battle reportedly ensued during which Laurent Steve Lawrence was killed on the spot and his cousin, Wayne Campbell, otherwise called 'Little Beer', injured.

In the exchange, a policeman was also shot.

He and Campbell were taken to the Mandeville Regional Hospital.

The injuries of the policeman are not considered life-threatening, but it is understood that Campbell is in serious condition.

A gun was reportedly recovered from the scene.

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