UPDATE: Residents protest shooting in Mountain View, avoid area – Police
Members of the public are being advised to avoid the Mountain View area of St Andrew at this time, following a shooting incident involving the security forces.
Motorists and pedestrians are urged to use alternative routes wherever possible as the incident on Monday morning resulted in the vicinity being cordoned off by law enforcers.
Observer Online understands that one man was killed and a firearm seized during the joint military operation in the area. A Jamaica Defence Force soldier was allegedly injured during the incident.
Traffic is being diverted from the area as residents protest against the shooting.