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INDECOM probes police killing of Trelawny man

Published:Wednesday | January 1, 2014 | 6:04 PM

Richard Morais



FALMOUTH, Trelawny:

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has launched a probe into the police killing of 36-year-old Omar McLiesh also called Kunte.




McLeish was shot dead by members of the anti-gang police unit, Operation Resilience, in the community of Race Course, near the parish capital, Falmouth last night.



It is reported that McLeish was among a group of men who engaged the police in a gun battle.



He was shot during a reported exchange and taken to the Falmouth Hospital where he died.



The police say the other men escaped but they seized an illegal firearm during the incident.



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