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Two policemen killed in reported murder-suicide in St Ann

Published:Sunday | May 3, 2015 | 5:52 AMLivern Barrett, Gleaner Writer

Two police constables attached to the St Ann Division were killed this morning in what investigators believe was a murder-suicide.

The identities of the two male cops have not yet been ascertained.

The Gleaner Online understands that about 3 o'clock this morning, the two were at a party in the parish when an argument developed.

Police sources say one of the cops pulled a gun and shot his colleague.

It is reported that while the injured cop was being rushed to hospital, the other policeman shot and killed himself.

The injured policeman died while undergoing treatment, one source revealed.

The Police High Command has ordered an investigation into the incident.

The Police Federation has informed its members about the incident and expressed condolences to the families of those killed.