Security forces and criminals in gunfight in Barrett Town, St James
The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is reporting that a police-military team is locked in a heated gun battle with criminals in Spot Valley, Barrett Town, St James.
According to the JCF, it is believed that the security forces cornered a high-value criminal in the area and they came under heavy gunfire from wanted men.
The fire was returned by the security forces.
The JCF says the police-military team has taken every effort to protect residents and innocent bystanders.
Motorists are being advised to avoid the area.
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