Manchette Wielding 'Mad-Man' Chopped Cop in The Head, Shot Dead

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — A police sergeant has been hospitalised after he was chopped in the face during a confrontation in which his alleged attacker was fatally shot in the community of Park Mountain near Santa Cruz on Sunday.

Police reports are that shortly before 6:00 pm, the sergeant was injured by an unidentified man, who is believed to be of unsound mind.

A representative from the police's communications arm told the media that during the attack, the officer discharged a round from his service pistol, hitting his attacker.

The attacker was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.