The police’s Corporate Communications Unit in Jamaica has confirmed that a member of the constabulary force was fatally shot early this morning in Rollington Town, Kingston.
The unit says it’s still gathering information on the incident.
But, The Gleaner News paper says it understands that the cop, who is from Westmoreland, was in the area about minutes after midnight waiting in his car on a female friend.
It is further reported that armed men came up and opened fire hitting him.
He was subsequently assisted to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries