Policeman injured in Olympic Gardens shootout, attacker killed
A policeman is now nursing a gunshot wound following an alleged shootout in Olympic Gardens, St Andrew last night.
The Police Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) reports that a team was on an operation in the area when members came under gunfire.
CCU says during the exchange the cop was hit and the alleged shooter, 22-year-old Michael Jacob, killed.
Jacob, otherwise called 'Ratty', a pig farmer of Fairview Terrace, Kingston 11, was reportedly clutching a Ruger pistol.
The weapon was seized and the body removed.
The matter has been reported to the Independent Commission of Investigations and the Inspectorate of Constabulary.