UPDATE: Wanted man among two dead after highway shooting
Manton Brown

ST ANN, Jamaica – A man who was on the St Catherine most wanted list has died following a reported shootout with the police along the North-South Highway in St Ann on Saturday.

He has been identified as Manton Brown, 41, of Aires Close in Portmore, St Catherine, who was wanted in connection with a murder committed in April 2017 in that parish.

WATCH: Shooting along Edward Seaga Highway

Brown and an unidentified man were shot in the incident, which occurred about 4pm. The other man has yet to be identified.

A video making the rounds on social media showed the police lifting a bloodied and injured man into the back of a pickup truck. Several vehicles stopped along the major thoroughfare, and one vehicle appeared to have run off the road and was stuck in a ditch.

Several police officers were on the scene.

More details will be available later.

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