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Amended: Man murdered, police kill attacker in downtown Kingston

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2015 | 6:38 PM

Commute in downtown Kingston was disrupted this afternoon after a man was shot dead allegedly by another man in North Parade.

Police who were in the vicinity reportedly sought to accost the attacker and in the process shot and killed him.

The police on the crime scene would not comment, however, eyewitnesses say the shootings happened in plain view of commuters.

Meanwhile, the body of the man remained on the ground up to 30 minutes after the shooting as investigators processed the crime scene.

Editor's note: A previous version of this story stated that a student had been shot, however, this was found to have been incorrect.