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Police seize four guns, 12 rounds of ammo in Operation Resilience 2

Published:Saturday | September 6, 2014 | 6:34 PM

The police say they have seized four guns and 12 rounds of ammunition and taken four persons into custody over the last 24 hours as they increase their presence in several communities under Operation Resilience 2.

They say in the first incident 23-year-old Troy Collins of Railway Premises, Spanish Town in St Catherine, was shot and killed during a confrontation with the Police on March Pen Road in the parish.

A Police Constable was also shot and injured.

A pistol was taken from the deceased man during that incident.

And they say in another incident four men were arrested following a robbery in Morant Bay St Catherine.

Sources in Morant Bay say a Jamaica Defence Force soldier is among those arrested.

The police say two pistols, ammunition, J$67,500, US$10 and five cellular phones were seized in that incident.

And about 12:40 p.m. an unidentified man was shot and killed during an alleged confrontation with the Police at Percy Bush, Lauriston in St Catherine.

The Spanish Town Police say a pistol was seized during that incident.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force says it remains relentless in bringing perpetrators of crime and violence to justice, and is committed to protecting the lives and properties of citizens.

And they are appealing to members of the public to play their part in the fight against crime by reporting all incidents of crime to the authorities.

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