Gun, ammo seized in Waltham Park operation

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police have seized a Browning 9mm pistol with a magazine containing five rounds of 9mm cartridges during a joint police/military operation on Waltham Park Road in St Andrew.

Reports are that about 4:00 am, the team conducted an operation in the community when they were fired on by armed men.

The police said the gunfire was returned and the men ran leaving the firearm behind.

It is not known if any of the men were injured.

The Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau and the Independent Commission of Investigations are now probing the incident.

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