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Two men killed by police on Hill Run main road

Published:Tuesday | June 27, 2017 | 2:17 PM

Two men were killed last night by police in an alleged shootout along the Hill Run main road in St Catherine.

The dead men have not yet been identified.

Police reports are that the men who were travelling in a Suzuki Swift motor car were signalled to stop about 8:15 last night.

Upon stopping the two men alighted from the vehicle and reportedly opened gunfire at the police.

The police allegedly returned the gunfire and the men were shot.

They were taken to the Spanish Town hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Two 9 millimetre pistols were reportedly taken from the men.

The incident is being investigated by the Independent Commission of Investigations.