Thu | Oct 21, 2021

Third policeman killed in a week

Published:Friday | September 24, 2021 | 9:15 PM
District Constable Kemar Armstrong had just left his Allman Town home shortly before 6 p.m, to go to a nearby shop in the vicinity of Emily Lane when he was pounced upon by gunmen and shot several times.

District Constable Kemar Armstrong has become the third cop to be slain in a week.

Armstrong had just left his Allman Town home shortly before 6 p.m, to go to a nearby shop in the vicinity of Emily Lane when he was pounced upon by gunmen and shot several times.

The cop was taken to a hospital where he succumbed to the injuries.

No motive has been established for his killing.

Armstrong was attached to the band division of the Jamaica Constabulary Force.

On Sunday, Sergeant Averel McCollin, who was attached to the Hunts Bay Police Station in St Andrew, succumbed to his injuries after being ambushed by gunmen in Gregory Park, Portmore.

On Friday morning police constable Paul Gordon was killed after being hit on the head with a rock by a mentally ill man in Linstead, St Catherine.

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