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Police fatally shoot man, seize firearm in St James

Sunday, March 17, 2019

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ST JAMES, Jamaica — The police are reporting that an unidentified man was shot dead during a confrontation with lawmen in Catherine Hall in St James yesterday.

The police's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), said the body is of brown complexion, slim build, about 6 feet 3 inches long, with a plaited hair style. It was clad in a grey T-shirt, grey merino, blue jeans and brown belt.

CCU said a Browning 9mm pistol loaded with a magazine containing two rounds of ammunition was taken from him.

The Inspectorate of Constabulary (IOC) and the Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) are investigating, the police said.

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