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Policeman dies in hospital three months after being shot

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 4:07 PM

A policeman died in hospital this morning, nearly three months after he was shot during a confrontation with gunmen in Fletcher’s Land, in downtown Kingston.

He has been identified as detective sergeant Dale Thompson who was attached to the Kingston Central Division.

Sergeant Thompson was part of a police team that responded to a shooting incident in Fletcher’s Land on January 28 in which a security guard was killed and two other persons sustained injuries.

It’s reported that the police team came under gunfire and Thompson was shot in the head.

Commissioner Quallo has expressed condolences to Thompson’s family and former colleagues.