myReport video: Cop on sick leave shot in St Elizabeth robbery attempt
A police constable attached to the Kingston Central Police Division is now in hospital under police after he was shot in a foiled robbery in Black River, the St Elizabeth capital Monday afternoon.
The constable who was on sick leave is a part of Kingston Central's Operational Support Team.
The off-duty cop reportedly attempted to rob a businessman of a bag containing about $5 million when the security guard for the National Commercial Bank intervened and shot him.
The incident drew large crowds as the security guards awaited the arrival of the police.