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Gunman killed by plain clothes policeman in Coronation market

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Police personnel cordon off a section of Spanish Town road in the vicinity of the Coronation market in downtown Kingston after a shooting on Monday. – Norman Grindley Photo

A gunman who reportedly shot three people in the Coronation market in downtown Kingston this morning was killed by the police.

Reports are that the gunman was trying to escape after shooting the three persons in the market when he was challenged by a policeman in plain clothes.

The gunman allegedly fired at the policeman who returned the fire.

The man, who is unidentified, died on the spot.

An illegal gun was reportedly taken from the body.

The injured people were taken to hospital.