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Policeman shot, alleged gunman killed in St Catherine shoot-out

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2013 | 11:16 AM

Rasbert Turner, Gleaner Writer



A policeman was shot and injured and an alleged gunman killed in an early morning shoot-out in St Catherine.




Two illegal firearms were reportedly seized following the confrontation.



It is reported that a police party went in search of gunmen in Frasier's Content, St Catherine about 5 a.m. this morning.



The police say they were greeted with gunfire and a shoot-out ensued.



During the exchange of gunfire a policeman was shot in his shoulder and an alleged gunman killed.



The policeman has been admitted to hospital and is said to be in a stable condition.



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