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Cop shot dead on Constant Spring Road

Published:Friday | April 28, 2017 | 4:14 PM
Police investigators near the crime scene on Constant Spring Road where a cop was shot dead this afternoon - Daraine Luton photo

A policeman has been shot dead along Constant Spring Road in St Andrew.

The details are not immediately available.

However, it is understood that the cop was responding to reports of suspicious men at certain premises when he was attacked by one of them.

An investigator at the scene said the cop was disarmed by the man and shot once in the head. 

His attacker was shot by other policemen.

Both were taken to a medical facility where the cop was pronounced dead.

Motorists have been advised to avoid Constant Spring Road in the vicinity of the Merl Grove High School where the shooting took place.