JIS News

Two men who challenged the police in a shootout last evening, in the White Wing, Kingston 11 community, were fatally shot and a firearm seized. The men are yet to be identified.
Reports from the Hunts Bay Police are that about 5:30 p.m., a team of police was on patrol in the area when a group of men were seen. On the approach of the police, the men opened gunfire at them and ran. A running gunbattle ensued; however when the shooting subsided the two were found with gunshot wounds. They were taken to the Kingston Public Hospital where they died.
A Beretta 9mm semi-automatic pistol and a magazine containing two 9mm cartridges was taken from one of the men.
The Bureau of Special Investigations (BSI) is probing the matter.

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