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How two cops ended up getting shot on Spanish Town Road last night

Published:Tuesday | October 11, 2016 | 12:58 PM

Details have emerged about the shooting of two policemen along Spanish Town Road in St Andrew last night.

Communication Officer with the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, says one of the cops was shot during a robbery of a public passenger bus.

Superintendent Lindsay says the policeman and other passengers were held up and robbed by men armed with guns.

According to her, the policeman, who was robbed, challenged the robbers and he was shot.

She says a police team that was nearby rushed to the scene to help and they were fired on by the armed robbers.

Superintendent Lindsay says one of the cops in the team was shot and injured.

She says two of the robbers are in police custody and the injured policemen are still being treated.

 

Communication Officer with the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay