JUST IN: Most wanted gangster killed
One of Jamaica’s most wanted men, Ryan Peterkin, more popularly known as ‘Ratty’, was shot and killed during a joint police-military operation in Westmoreland today.
The police, in a message posted on Twitter, said one of Ratty’s cronies was also killed in the operation. His identity has not been released.
According to the police, two firearms, including an AK-47 assault rifle, were seized during the operation.
Police investigators say Peterkin, who has made the police wanted list several times, is the leader of the Ratty Gang and was implicated in at least five murders.
This is a developing story. Please check back for more details.